Carver Park Reserve
Boasting the most trails in the west metro, Carver Park is a great place to spend an afternoon. If you go at dusk, you’ll no doubt be joined by local swallows and perhaps even a bald eagle or two. Take in Minnesota’s diverse swampland from Carver Park’s boardwalk—a 1,700 foot floating boardwalk that…
Huge parkland area hosting the Lowry Nature Center with dozens of scenic biking and hiking trails, and picnic areas. In the winter months, dozens of miles of Cross-Country Ski trails are groomed for daily use. Rentals available on the premises.
“Sushi, teriyaki & noodles served in a space with dark-wood decor & an eat-at sushi bar. Another quaint restaurant in the heart of small-town Excelsior.”
“Hiking, biking. Huge swimming "pond" with sandy beach....really fun! Great for kids and adults. Picnic areas. $5 day pass per person”
“Wonderful bakery in the heart of downtown Excelsior. Outdoor seating in the summer months. Early morning is the best time to visit as their goods are nice and fresh!”
Point of Interest
“The Old Log Theatre is the oldest professional theater in the state of Minnesota. It is sometimes cited as the oldest continuously operating professional theater in the United States. It is located in Excelsior and is funded entirely by ticket sales and income from its restaurant. Great casual fun.”