Northrup Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
If you like spending time outdoors, the Land of 10,000 Lakes, particularly the Minneapolis neighborhood of Northrup, may be just right for you. The zip code for this Hennepin County neighborhood is 55407.
This community is located in a prime location for recreation, with Lake Hiawatha, Lake Hiawatha Park and Hiawatha Golf Course to the immediate east of the neighborhood’s residential area. Bordering Hiawatha on the south is larger Lake Nokomis and Lake Nokomis Park. Several other small parks and lakes are also located in the vicinity, and popular Lake Calhoun and Lake Harriet are just a short drive away to the northwest.
Further east is Minnehaha Falls and Minnehaha Park, another popular destination for outdoor recreation in the Minneapolis area. A perfect locale to enjoy a summer day, this park spans 193 acres and includes biking and walking trails, picnic shelters, volleyball courts, a disc golf course, a wading pool, and public restrooms. The 53-foot waterfall on site makes this park a popular venue for weddings. Residents will also enjoy concerts in the park, picnics, and general fun in the sun.
For those who like to spread their wings, the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport is just a short drive away to the southeast, at 6040 28th Avenue. Culture buffs will enjoy Fort Snelling National Cemetery and State Park, which border the airport to the south. Several more golf courses are also located near the State Park, including Fort Snelling Golf Course and Lost Spur Country Club Golf Course.
While Northrup offers residents plenty to see and do outdoors, some people prefer to get their exercise indoors, preferably while also working out their credit cards. For those folks, the Mall of America – one of Minneapolis’ main attractions – is just a few miles away at 8100 South 24th Avenue in Bloomington.
Aspiring college students have several top-notch universities within a few miles of Northup, including Macalester College, the University of St. Thomas, St. Catherine University, and the University of Minnesota.