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Pleasant path through town walking, biking strolling.

Pleasant path through town along the river. Great for bikes strolling walking runners. Follows... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2018
Onalaska, Wisconsin
Wonderful Trail in the Heart of the City

The River Road Trail is amazing! The trail is well maintained and a huge asset for bikers walkers... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2017
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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Jul 1, 2018
“Pleasant path through town walking, biking strolling.”
Oct 14, 2017
“Wonderful Trail in the Heart of the City”
A 6-mile paved bike trail from Fort Snelling State Park to downtown Minneapolis.
Minneapolis, MN
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

Pleasant path through town along the river. Great for bikes strolling walking runners. Follows the river through different neighborhoods clean well maintained safe traffic

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MikeJennyQ
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

The River Road Trail is amazing! The trail is well maintained and a huge asset for bikers walkers and runners in Minneapolis. There are frequent Biffs along the trail that are cleaned every couple of weeks and for much of the year there are drinking...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 7ContinentsExplored
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

What a magnificent day to spend hiking or biking the River Road Trail. We walked about a 4 mile loop and used the natural trail close to the river. The crunching sound of fallen leaves and clear views of the river scenery were spectacular. This...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank PlanetR
Reviewed July 15, 2016

We often bike from First Bridge Park to Minnehaha Falls via the River Road Trail. This is a paved trail that goes along the Mississippi River, although in a lot of areas the river is not visible. There are trees on one side and a...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank 7ContinentsExplored
Reviewed March 21, 2016

Great trail to get out on and have a nice leisure day. It is great but gets packed so make sure to get out early if you want a long ride.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank rachelc55406
Reviewed October 14, 2014

Multiple choices on both sides of the river. Bike, runner, and walker friendly. On a good weather day, a perfect choice. On a bad weather day, walk the skyway.

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank NorfolkJL
Reviewed August 12, 2014

After hearing how fabulous the river-front area was, we had to see for ourselves. We walked 1.5 miles from downtown, crossed a bridge and saw a path with a few people jogging. We thought "Maybe it's further down....." as we had expected it to be...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank SuzW300
Reviewed July 2, 2014

This is my favorite place to go for a run when I am in town. I get so distracted by the scenery that I lose track of my time, and end up running for miles.

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank WeekendWanders
Reviewed February 17, 2014

Growing up a few blocks away from the Mississippi the River road has always been a great place to be. I've spent countless days walking, running and biking along this great corridor through Minneapolis. I of course Love to drive this way as often as...More

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank Justin B
Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

Minneapolis is such a fantastic city and but for the cold winters, I would consider living here specifically for amenities like this bike path. Not your usual bike path created from abandonded rail lines, this one has utility and beauty. Alot like the rest of...More

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank Joseph F
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