Posted by Realtor David Olson 952.314.9446
Como Lake is located just northwest of downtown St. Paul featuring numerous outdoor recreational activities and amenities. Como Lake is popular place among local residents because of its abundance of recreational amenities. Como Lake features boating, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boating, hiking trails, fishing, scenic views, and more. The lake itself covers a total area of 68 acres with a maximum depth of 15 feet. Lake Como is also a great place for fishing featuring numerous species of fish including bluegill, largemouth bass, channel catfish, northern pike, walleye, common carp, and more. Como Lake is also in close proximity to Como Park Zoo, Como Town, and Como Park Pool adding to numerous amenities drawing residents to the area. Como Lake is surrounded by numerous amenities and attractions making it one of the most attractive destinations in St. Paul.
The area around Como Lake was purchased by the City of St. Paul in 1873 in order to preserve the land and make a public park. Como Lake was named in 1848 by local farmer Charles Parry. Many of the buildings surrounding Como Lake were built in the early 1900s to help create the park. After the land was purchased by St. Paul the area began to open for residential development.
Como Lake is surrounded by excellent neighborhoods including the neighborhood community of Como. Como is a family friendly community with numerous amenities and attractions within the neighborhood. Como is filled with beautiful homes built with numerous designs ranging from the 1920s to 1950s. Housing designs feature large victorian homes along Como Lake, one-and-half story houses, and ranch style homes. Como is also home to numerous great schools adding to what makes it one of the best neighborhoods in St. Paul.
Como Lake is surrounded by numerous parks and open spaces offering a wide range of recreational activities and amenities. Como Regional Park is a beautiful parks designed to meet the recreational needs of residents in St. Paul and surrounding communities. Como Regional Park features 2 miles of paved trails, pavilions, grills, fire pits, play area, 4 tennis courts, athletic fields, 4 baseball fields, watercraft rentals, lakeside pavilion, mini golf course, golf course, como park pool, como town amusement park, com zoo, and more. Como Regional Park offers an abundance of recreational activities and amenities making it one of the best parks in St. Paul.
Como Zoo and Conservatory is one of the best family friendly amenities within Como Park featuring numerous attractions. The mission of Como Zoo is “To inspire our public to value the presence of living things in our lives”. Como offers numerous animal and plant exhibits designed to educate the public and help foster a desire to learn about the natural environment and animals within the environment. Como Zoo also seeks to provide memories for each visitor and inspire each visitor to appreciate the natural world.
Como Golf Course is an 18-hole course situated behind the Como Park Zoo and across from Como Lake. Como Golf Course offers a scenic course with rolling hills, well maintained greens, water hazards, and well placed bunkers. Como Golf Course offers a fun and semi challenging experience that golfers of all ages and abilities can enjoy. Como Golf Course is a championship golf course with numerous amenities including practice green, golf lessons, leagues, restaurant, and more.
Como Regional Park Pool is an outdoor aquatics facility with numerous amenities providing lots of fun. Como Park Pool features a 6 lane lap pool, children’s pool, water slide, diving board, aquatic climbing wall, zip line, basketball hoops, locker rooms, concessions, and more. Como Regional Park Pool is a great family friendly amenity that residents of all ages can use and enjoy.
There are numerous shopping, dining, and entertainment amenities within close proximity to Como Lake that all residents and visitors in the area can take advantage of. Rosedale Center is located 4 miles north of Como Lake offering numerous shopping and dining options. Rosedale Center features numerous stores including Abercrombie and Fitch, Aeropostale, American Eagle, Apple Store, Champs Sports, Creative Kidstuff, DSW, Foot Locker, Gap, and more. Rosedale Center also features several dining and entertainment options including amc theatre, Auntie Anne’s, Big Bowl, Caribou Coffee, Chipotle, Dairy Queen, Granite City, Green Mill, Panera Bread, Potbelly, and more. Rosedale Center is a great option for all your shopping, dining, and entertainment needs.
Har Mar Mall is located 2 miles north of Como Lake featuring numerous amenities. Har Mar Mall features Baja Sol Tortilla Grill, Barnes and Noble, Best Buy Mobile, Chianti Grill, Cub Foods, Famous Footwear, Eddingtons, GNC, and more. Other amenities in the area include Target, Goodwill, Perkins Restaurant, Applebee’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Jos. A. Bank.
Como Dockside is a restaurant situated on the shores of Como Lake featuring excellent food and service. Como Dockside looks to provide excellent food to its customers by using fresh high quality ingredients. Como Dockside features sides and starters including hush puppies, catfish fritters, mashed potatoes, cornbread, coleslaw, mac n’ cheese, and more. Entrees include pecan wood smoked chicken, vegetarian pot pie, shrimp, smoked brisket, and more.