11143 Oregon Circle


NOW SOLD! Welcome home to West Bloomington. This top-floor condo features a cozy gas-burning fireplace, in-unit laundry, and a large balcony that overlooks the well-maintained common area. The association has an in-ground pool and plenty of guest parking. Best of all, the home is nearby Hyland Lake Park Reserve, which has miles of paved, natural, and cross-country ski trails that allow you to enjoy breathtaking prairie, wooded, and lakeside landscapes all year round. Come on home!


Hyland Lake Park Reserve

With more than 1,000 acres of mature woodlands and a breathtaking prairie, it is hard to believe Hyland Lake Park Reserve is located in the heart of Bloomington. Six major bodies of water and several smaller ponds and wetlands provide extensive habitat for waterfowl. Wildlife found in the park reserve include prairie skinks, Cooper’s hawks, and other raptors, pileated woodpeckers, bluebirds, woodcocks, tiger salamanders, and common loons. This abundance of wildlife provides great opportunities for nature study, and the newly renovated Richardson Nature Center is a wonderful place to begin an exploration of the natural world.

The downhill ski area, with a terrain park, is popular for lessons and for its proximity to the metro area. On Hyland Lake at the playground, there is a chalet with a concessions stand and tables and chairs. During the winter, the chalet has cross-country ski rentals. The rest of the park reserve’s 1,000 acres (400 ha) contains nine miles (14 km) of paved biking/hiking trails and other unpaved hiking trails. In addition, the park features an 18-hole championship-level disc golf course playing along the ski slopes. The visitor’s center offers boat and kayak rentals for use on Hyland Lake. In the winter, seven miles (11 km) of cross-country ski trails are offered, and some trails are lit for evening use. Hyland Lake Park Reserve also hosts the Richardson Nature Center. The center offers live animal displays, interpretive nature programs, and winter snowshoe rentals. The creative play area in Hyland Lake Park Reserve features a wide variety of slides and other playground equipment. This playground is called “Chutes & Ladders” by Minnesotans because, just like the popular games, its massive playground is mostly ladders leading to chutes (slides).

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