Post by ● May 5, 2015

City of Greenwood: Parks, Trials, and Beaches

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The city of Greenwood, Minnesota resides on the shores of Lake Minnetonka. When it’s residents are not out on the lake, they are enjoying some of the local parks and trails found within the city. Some of the most popular outdoor destinations include:

Lake Minnetonka: Greenwood has access to one of Minnesota’s greatest lakes, Lake Minnetonka. This massive lake has a very close-knit community and connection to it helps to link the community to its neighboring cities. In addition to its scenic beauty, Lake Minnetonka has a number of Yacht clubs, and community events that take place in and around it throughout the year.

St. Alban’s Bay City Docks: The St. Alban’s Bay City Docks are located on St. Alban’s Bay, the primary inlet from Lake Minnetonka to Greenwood. These docks feature a number of boat slips and watercraft spaces. One of two primary boat access points, residents can utilize this point to get access to Lake Minnetonka. The other boat access point in the city is located at the Meadville Boat Launch.

Greenwood Park: Located near the shores of Lake Minnetonka, Greenwood Park features a tennis court, basketball hoop, playground equipment, and picnic tables. The major city park located within the city, Greenwood Park is a great destination for family fun.

Excelsior Boulevard Trail: Connecting with the nearby cities of Excelsior and Shorewood, the Excelsior Boulevard Trail features asphalt trails that stretch for a number of miles. This trail is owned and operated by the city of Greenwood.

Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail: Stretching on for about 27 miles between two corridors, the LRT Regional Trail connects the city of Greenwood to its nearby neighbors. The north corridor begins in the city of Hopkins and connects through Minnetonka, Greenwood, Deephaven, Excelsior, Shorewood, and Victoria. The south corridor of the trail also begins in Hopkins. It runs southwest for 11.5 miles and connects through Minnetonka, Eden Prairie, and Chanhassen. Pedestrians, bikers, and cross-country skiers from Shorewood, as well as the surrounding cities, can enjoy these long miles of trails year round and easily use them to travel between cities.

If you have any questions regarding the city of Greenwood, Minnesota, or if you would like to sell or buy a house in the area, please feel free to visit Twin Cities Property Finder or call 1-800-909-1953.