- Estimated Cost: $5
Work off all that Thanksgiving largesse with a hike! Meet at 10:00 a.m. at the Eagle Point Lake parking lot. We’ll hike around Eagle Point Lake in Lake Elmo Park Preserve (east of St. Paul), stopping for a trail lunch along the way.
The 4.5 mile trail circumnavigates Eagle Point Lake through grasslands and prairie with negligible elevation gain. Bring water, trail lunch and appropriate clothing for weather conditions. Sorry, dogs are not allowed on the trails. $5 entry permit per vehicle.
Directions: Located 1 mile north of Interstate 94 and 2.5 miles east of Interstate 694 at the intersection of County Road 19 (Keats Avenue North) and County Road 10 (10th Street North) in the City of Lake Elmo, Minnesota. From Interstate 94, exit at County Road 19. Follow County Road 19 to the north for one mile to County Road 10. Cross County Road 10 and proceed into the park. From Interstate 694, exit at County Road 10 (10th Street North). Follow County Road 10 east for 2.6 miles. Turn left (north) into the park. From State Highway 5 in downtown Lake Elmo, follow County Road 17 south for 2.5 miles to County Road 10 (10th Street North). Turn right (west) on County Road 10 for one mile. Turn right (north) into the park.
Contact Audrey for link to carpooling sign-up on Google docs. Estimated cost: $5/car. Deposit: $0. Max trip size: unlimited.
Audrey S.Trip report