Along the shores of Lake Harriet, you’ll find plenty of green space. There are also picnic tables and a bandshell that hosts concerts and events during the summer.
Loring Park is within walking distance of downtown Minneapolis, but it feels like a secluded oasis. There are plenty of grassy areas to spread out a picnic blanket, as well as a pond and walking paths for an after-meal stroll.
Powderhorn Park has a large green space for picnicking, a small lake, playground, and picnic tables.