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Address: 500 Lafayette Rd, Saint Paul, MN 55155
Phone Number: 651 296 6157
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Activities: Biking, Inline skating
Description: Seventeen-mile trail stretching from Stillwater to St. Paul, Minnesota.

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One of my favourite outdoor places.

I walk and ride this trail all the time and love every moment of it. It's one of my most used and favourite outdoor places to walk and cycle.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I walk and ride this trail all the time and love every moment of it. It's one of my most used and favourite outdoor places to walk and cycle.

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Maplewood, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Love Minnesota's trail systems. My husband and I walk and bike the trail on a regular basis. Well maintained by the state/city. The new Browns creek addition is wonderful, brings you right down into Stillwater, where you can go to breakfast or lunch.

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Arizona, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We rented bikes for the week and cycled all over the metro area down the Gateway and many other paths visiting many of the beautiful parks, lakes, rivers, etc (Como, Minnehaha, Phalen, Lake Calhoun and many many more). A highlight of our stay

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We're building endurance for RAGBRAI in a few weeks, so we rode the Gateway from North St. Paul to Stillwater, adding a loop around Lake Johanna on the way back (total of 40 miles). Initially, the trail was wooded and shaded through suburban and light industrial areas, leading to more open stretches near a highway, and then into rural, wooded... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

A great wooded bike trail once you get out of the city. Take the Bruce Vento trail out from St. Paul rather that the start of the Gateway. End at Pinepoint park or ride back for a good long ride.

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Austin, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Beautiful trail.. Really nice asphalt surface. Horse trail runs along side the paved trail. I try riding this trail at least a few times a year.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Now you can ride right into Downtown Stillwater! Both trails are excellent and it's a nice addition to the trail system. There are lots of up and downs with all the bridges, but nothing to bad. It's well maintained and very scenic.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

As recreational bikers, we measure the start of spring and the end of autumn with our first and last rides on Gateway of the seasons. Traveling north from HWY 96 brings you though peaceful country scenes sprinkled with a mix of nature and farm life. The trail is well maintained and riders are respectful of each other. The path south... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This is a great trail not only for walking and biking but also one of my favorites for rollerblading! The trails are mainly smooth with great scenery!

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I have biked along the Gateway many times over the years, and in the last couple of winters have also hiked portions of it. Very busy in the summer and on fall weekends - be careful to watch out for speeding bikes passing. Serene in the winter, with almost no one out on weekend days. The trail passes through urban... More 

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