We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 500 Lafayette Rd N, Saint Paul, MN 55155-4002
Phone Number: 651 296 6157
Website
Description:

Seventeen-mile trail stretching from Stillwater to St. Paul, Minnesota.

Seventeen-mile trail stretching from Stillwater to St. Paul, Minnesota.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 53 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 38
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
A Great Ride

A great paved trail in the city that takes you through many protected nature areas I like to start at Keller Regional Park in Maplewood. There are modern bathrooms to get ready... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
554jason
,
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Add Photo Write a Review

53 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 53: English reviews
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great paved trail in the city that takes you through many protected nature areas I like to start at Keller Regional Park in Maplewood. There are modern bathrooms to get ready for your ride. It is 15.3 miles to Pine Point Park which has water fountains and modern bathrooms. Try stopping at the Gateway Trail Side. This is a... More 

Helpful?
Thank 554jason
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Level Contributor
100 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have biked the complete trail. our favorite part is from north St Paul to Pine Point. Great place to park off Hadley road. about 18+ mile round trip. Have fun

Helpful?
Thank bsnsmn
Level Contributor
56 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant and well-kept. Very popular with bikers and saw some people on horseback, too! We walked from Jamaca road to Lansing road, with a lovely break at Trail Side cafe. The trail was mostly flat and the water along the way is all private property. Also, the only restrooms are port-a-pots. Maybe next time we will try the adjoining trail... More 

Helpful?
Thank SJLaddTravel
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Great bicycle trail. The connection to Brown's Creek trail to Stillwater is perfect!! A fun smooth trail with beautiful views.

Helpful?
Thank Denise H
Mendota Heights, MN
Level Contributor
26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

The Gateway Trail begins in St. Paul and ends near Stillwater, MN at Pine Point. The first half of the trail winds its way through a couple of suburban communities. The second half of the trail has a more rural feel to it with a mix of small farms, large open areas, ponds and woods. For the most part, it's... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank BillyPuba
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Level Contributor
87 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

I can't count the number of times I have cycled the Gteway Trail. It is beautiful at any time of year. Weekends can be congested with pedestrians, however.

Helpful?
Thank jdnewtonii
Minneapolis
Level Contributor
25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Love the Gateway Trail. Last weekend we biked the new addition that connects to the Gateway called "Brown's Creek" that will take you into downtown Stillwater. Beautiful scenery with the flowing creek. Locked up the bikes and roamed around Stillwater. Had lunch overlooking the St Croix River. Wonderful afternoon.

Helpful?
1 Thank turnermpls
Oakdale, Minnesota, United States
Level Contributor
19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

I love the fact that this trail is 3/4 mile from my house; I've run hundreds of miles on this trail. It is beautiful, quiet and very scenic. For the hardcore runner or biker in you, the entire distance of the trail is sufficient; around 20 miles. I only wish the Minneapolis greenway and this trail who led connect! It... More 

Helpful?
Thank Adam K
Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

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.

Helpful?
Thank Ray R
Maplewood, Minnesota
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.

Helpful?
Thank mvbfit

Travelers who viewed Gateway Trail also viewed

 

Been to Gateway Trail? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Gateway Trail staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?