Cedar Lake Park Association: A History
Cedar Lake Park Association: A History tells the story of a citizen-led effort to create a nature conservancy and regional trail out of an abandoned rail yard near Cedar Lake in Minneapolis Minnesota. This compelling chronicle of the ultimate success—based on inclusive, creative efforts—of the Cedar Lake Park Association will inspire experienced community activists and new ones alike. It is a story about persevering and overcoming obstacles—a story about how a group of ordinary citizens did something extraordinary. After all, they reasoned, who doesn’t love a park?
Cedar Lake Park... where people and nature meet in harmony
In 1988, neighbors joined together to save from development a large parcel of land on the north and east sides of Cedar Lake in Minneapolis. More history...