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Cavanagh Oaks is a small, comfortable neighborhood in Minneapolis, Minnesota part of the 55429 zip code. This little neighborhood is in perhaps one of the most scenic sections of Minneapolis, with the Twin Lakes covering the entire eastern edge. These lakes are rather large and have long been an important part of the recreation in the region. Long ago, these lakes were utilized by early pioneers for subsistence fishing and water travel. Now they provide excellent scenery as well as fishing, swimming, and boating to the many visitors each day.
The neighborhood definitely has character with many older homes, most of which feature wood siding. There are also a number of alleys that go throughout the area, providing access to hidden driveways and garages. Boats are a common sight for residents driving down the streets, providing evidence of the popularity of recreational boating — no surprise with the number of big lakes surrounding the community.
In addition to the lakes, there are a several other forms of recreation in the area with many parks, such as Lakeview Terrace Park. This waterfront park that sits along the southern edge of Crystal Lake is an important part of the community. Numerous baseball and softball fields make it the home for many youth league games. These games not only provide physical activity for the youth of the area, but are important social events for neighborhood parents.
Crystal Airport, one of the oldest airports in the region, is located about a mile to the north of Cavanagh Oaks. Many flying enthusiasts use this small airport which was built in 1946. The airport is open to the public and is host to numerous flying clubs, including the Yankee Flying Club and Club Cherokee Flying Club. Most of the airplanes here are single-engine planes and can be seen regularly, soaring over the area lakes.