Bike Saint Paul

photo credit: @johndrew53

photo credit: @johndrew53

Photo credit: @zmensinger

Photo credit: @zmensinger

Bike the City

Minnesota is consistently ranked as one of the most bike-friendly states in America and Saint Paul wears the badge with pride.

With over 200 miles of bike-friendly trails, paths and roads, it is easy to enjoy life on 2 wheels. Grab your helmet and get spinning!

Bike Paths & Trails

Paved trails to easily get you from Point A to Point B that will take you in, around and out of the city.

Bruce Vento 
A 7.5-mile multi-use paved trail between the Sam Morgan Regional Trail and Vadnais Heights on its north end. It intersects the Gateway Regional Trail. Trail map

Capital City Bikeway
A planned network of bicycle facilities throughout downtown Saint Paul. Segments along Jackson Street from University Avenue to Kellogg Boulevard and along 9th Street/10th Street are completed. The west and south corridors have not been completed yet. More info

Gateway State Trail
An 18-mile multiple-use trail that begins in the city of St. Paul, and travels through the cities of Maplewood, North St. Paul, and Oakdale, ending at Pine Point Regional Park, just four miles northwest of the city of Stillwater. Learn more

Indian Mounds Trail
A 2.6-mile multi-use paved loop trail with picturesque skyline views. Indian Mounds Regional Park has been a sacred site of burial for over a thousand years. Stay off of the Mounds, the only know remaining burial mounds within the Minneapolis-Saint Paul urban core. Current trail map

Lilydale Trail
This 3.2-mile paved trail takes you from Harriet Island along the Mississippi River. Trail map

Mississippi River Boulevard
Minnesota's segment of the Mississippi River Trail bikeway follows the river roughly 600 miles from its source at Itasca State Park to the Iowa border. The MRT travels through Saint Paul along Mississippi River Boulevard, with scenic overlook views of the river and passing through Hidden Falls Park and Crosby Farm Park.  Trail map

Robert Piram Trail
This new 3.7-mile paved trail winds through urban and suburban settings, connecting Harriet Island in Saint Paul and Kaposia Landing Park in South St. Paul. Trail map

Check out interactive maps to plan your ride routes.

Bike a Park

Parks offer shared paved trails to take in the views.

Como Lake Park
Enjoy a paved dedicated bike trail around Como Lake. Seasonal rentals are also available for surrey and pedal bike.

Crosby Farm Regional Park
With almost 7 miles of trails winding through the nature preserve, you can see all kinds of wildlife while you ride.

Lake Phalen
A popular summer destination, Lake Phalen is one of Saint Paul’s larger lakes and offers paved trails along with its swimming beaches and the Phalen Regional Park China Garden.

Off-Road and Mountain Biking

Photo: @bike.explore.msp

Dirt trails offer a different experience and groomed trails are nearby any time of year.

Battlecreek Park
The nearly 10 miles of groomed dirt trails are open for some fun fast rides. View trail map

Carver Lake Park
Volunteer groomed bike park and trail offer something for everyone, including a tot track and an advanced skills course. Off-road cycling map

Lebanon Hills Mountain Bike Park
Open year-round for trail riding with groomed trails in the winter and dirt trails in the summer. Various trails for different skill levels and a skills park. More info

Salem Hills Park
Roughly 4 miles of groomed trails for riders of all ages and ability levels with a new skills park in the works.


Bike Shops & Rentals

Tune-ups, weekend rides, gear or maybe even a new whip, the below list will get you exactly what you need.

Capital Deals Bike Shop
Express Bike Shop
Freewheel Bike
Grand Performance
JV Bike Mobile Repair 
Lowertown Bike Shop
Now Bikes & Fitness
Smallest Cog Bike Shop

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