Picturesque River & Creek Rides

If you are looking for some scenic river or creek bike trails, I've put together a list of some of the better ones that fit this criteria.  These are some great trails that follow along with the meandering rivers and creeks of Minnesota.  In the fall, the colors along these routes can be spectacular, so don't forget to bring your camera.

Mississippi River
Paved Trails
Lock & Dam #1-St. Paul
City of Hastings Trails 
Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park
Crosby Farm Regional Park
Fort Snelling State Park**
Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway
Hidden Falls Regional Park
Lilydale/Harriet Island Regional Park
Sam Morgan Regional Trail
South St. Paul Riverfront Trail

Mountain Bike Trails
Levee trail at Lock & Dam #2-Hastings
Fort Snelling State Park**-St. Paul

Minnesota River 
Paved Trails
Big Rivers Regional Trail
Fort Snelling State Park**

Mountain Bike Trails
 Fort Snelling State Park**-St. Paul
Long Meadow Lake (MVNWR)-Bloomington
Minnesota River Bottoms
Minnesota River Bottoms-Bloomington  
Minnesota Valley State Recreation Area**-Jordan
State Corridor Trail (MN River)-Eagan
Twin Cities
Paved Trails
Battle Creek Regional Park
Minnehaha Parkway
Shingle Creek Regional Trail 

Around the State
Paved Trails
Minnesota River Bottoms
Cannon Valley Trail*
Goodhue-Pioneer State Trail
Gooseberry Falls State Park**-
Harmony-Preston Valley State Trails
Root River State Trail
Western Waterfront Trail 

Mountain Bike Trails
Gooseberry Falls State Park**-Two Harbors
Mission Creek Trail-Duluth   
River Bend Nature Center-Faribault
Cannon Valley Trail

*fee required
**State Park Vehicle Permit required

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