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Best Bike Trail in Minnesota – Gateway State Trail

Gateway State Trail

Looking for an easy and scenic bike trail to ride in Minnesota? We recommend the Gateway State Trail! Perfect for newer cyclists, those with kids in tow, or anyone wanting to get out in nature without having to travel to far from the Twin Cities (Minneapolis/St.Paul area). Check out our video highlighting what riding the trail is like and then go experience it for yourself!

For turn-by-turn directions be sure to download the Ride Spot App, search and follow ERIK’S Bike Shop, and select the route: #ERIKSBikeShop – Classic Gateway & Brown’s Creek Ride into Stillwater

18 miles in length, the Gateway State Trail runs from Saint Paul, MN to Pine Point Regional Park in Stillwater, MN. It features an array of scenery from urban landscapes to rural farmland and forests.

Learn more about the Gateway State Trail here. And be sure to stop by your local ERIK’S before you head out on your ride to pick-up any last minute supplies. Our Woodbury, MN and St. Paul, MN shops are not too far from the North Saint Paul Trailhead, between First Street and Second Street just north of Seventh Avenue, next to the wind turbine.