Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail

The Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail stretches 15 miles between Hopkins and Carver Park Reserve, offering scenic views of Lake Minnetonka along the way. This aggregate trail passes through the communities of Minnetonka, Deephaven, Greenwood, Excelsior, Shorewood, and Victoria. For more ambitious trail users, pack a tent and enjoy an evening under the stars while camping at Carver Park Reserve. No car required!

15 miles  |  Aggregate

Hours 5:00 AM–10:00 PM

Map of Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail

Trails that Connect

Trail Construction

The Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail will be closed in downtown Excelsior between Morse Avenue and 2nd Street June 27–Sept. 15. CenterPoint Energy is replacing natural gas lines in the area. A detour route is in place during the closure.

Parks That Connect

It pays to be nice! Learn how to Share the Trail with bicycle and pedestrian traffic.

Sat., Aug. 5, 2017
Salute our veterans on a 5K run/walk and kids 1/4-mile fun run around Carver Park Reserve. A portion of the proceeds goes to Flags & Honor of Minnesota.

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Things to Do

Bike Trail

Biking

Biker on bridge along Dakota Rail Regional Trail

Biking in Three Rivers is a great way to get the whole family outside. Whether you’re the casual rider or a cyclist in training, you’ll appreciate more than 100 miles of paved off-roadway bike/hike trails that wind through woodlands and grasslands and rim the shorelines of lakes and ponds at our parks.

Dog Trails - On Leash

Dog Trails

Woman walking her dog on a paved trail

Three Rivers offers abundant scenery for you and your dog to enjoy year round, with paved, regional and skijoring/dog sledding trails that are dog-friendly. Dogs on a six-foot non-retractable leash are allowed on all paved trails except where posted otherwise. Owners must pick-up after their dogs.

Hiking

Hiking

Wooded hiking trail

One of the best ways to explore year-round is to head out for a hike on the extensive trail system in Three Rivers. Trails wind through the woodland, grassland and wetland habitats of many species of wildlife. You’ll be amazed at what you might see along the way.