Morris Park is located in the Nokomis area of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and is bordered by 54th Street to the north, 46th Street to the east, Highway 62 to the south, and 34th Avenue to the west. The Morris Park neighborhood is close to parks and lakes, is a short train trip away from Downtown Minneapolis, and is just north of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and the Mall of America.
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Morris Park listings are located near parks, walking paths, and lakes. It is also just north of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, with the Mall of America just to the south of the airport. Morris Park itself is located in the middle of the neighborhood, and provides for a variety of outdoor play, featuring softball and soccer field, a skate park, playgrounds, a wading pool, and a recreation center. The Morris Recreation Center offers amenities including rentable meeting rooms, a craft room, and a kitchen. The southern part of Morris Park is made up of the the Twin Cities Air Force Reserve Base. To the east of the neighborhood is the VA Hospital and Medical Center. To the north and northeast of the neighborhood is the Minnehaha Park with the Minnehaha Creek and Falls running through it. This is a beautiful place to spend a leisurely afternoon exploring, and is especially popular on the weekends. There are walking and cycling trails along the creek that extend throughout Minneapolis as part of the Grand Rounds Byway. There is a park to the west of Morris Park, Bossen Field Park, providing more public sports facilities. Lake Nokomis is a local attraction to the east of that, offering a beautiful escape to visitors, providing swimming beaches, boating, fishing, ice fishing in the winter, walking and cycling trails, sports fields, gardens, and playgrounds. Just north of Lake Nokomis is Lake Hiawatha Park, which offers an 18-hole golf course, cross country skiing trails and snowshoeing in the winter, swimming beaches, and other outdoor amenities.
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The Morris Park neighborhood resides within the Minneapolis Public School District. The main public schools serving the area include Lake Nokomis Community Schools – the Wenonah Campus (K-2) and the Keewaydin Campus (3-8), and Roosevelt High School (9-12). Additionally, there is one school located in Morris Park: Hiawatha Leadership Academy – Morris Park (K-4), a public charter school part of the Hiawatha Schools (K-8) authorized by Augsburg College. Other educational options nearby the Morris Park neighborhood include a variety of public charter, magnet, and private schools.
Morris Park homes for sale in close proximity to Highway 62, Highway 55, and Cedar Avenues, making it easy for residents to commute to other parts of the Minneapolis metropolitan area including downtown via car, bicycle, or public transportation. Many residents find that taking the Metro Blue Light on Hiawatha Avenue is convenient, as it runs from Target Field through Downtown Minneapolis, to the airport and on to the Mall of America, where it connects to the Red Line which runs to Apple Valley.
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