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One of my favorite trails in the Twin Cities!

This trail starts from the Gateway or you can ride the other direction from Stillwater. It is... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
441peggyw
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Segway are welcome!

My hubby and I headed out onto this trail with our Segway. We mingled with walkers, joggers... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
sheris2015
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Spicer, Minnesota
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This trail starts from the Gateway or you can ride the other direction from Stillwater. It is lovely with lush foliage, wildflowers, birds, and a very old stone bridge across part of the creek. It can be a quick way to unwind after a busy...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

My hubby and I headed out onto this trail with our Segway. We mingled with walkers, joggers, bicycles, roller-blades, and more. The trail is beautiful! Lots of large growth trees, flowers, creeks, etc. you hardly even notice the surrounding roads and homes.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sheris2015
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This is a really nice trail, well shaded and scenic! If you start at the trail head you barley have to pedal (if you are on a bike) there is a gradual slope from Dellwood to Stillwater. The trail is heavily used by families, cyclists,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 1001vis
Reviewed 22 January 2018

While the body of this trail is typical of the paved bike/hike pathways throughout Minnesota, the newest of the state trails starts in downtown Stillwater at the eastern end and connects up with the popular Gateway Trail at Brown's Creek's western terminus. The five mile...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Wavetamer9999
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is an awesome black top trail that extends from Stillwater Mn.on an old railroad bed so the incline is easy to bike or walk. It connects to the gateway trail from St. Paul and goes for many miles through the country.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank rrmckeever
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This trail starts in downtown Stillwater. It is a pleasant ride on a paved former railroad line. Not overly steep on the way north and west but really nice on the downslope coming back to town.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ronald R
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I recently took my first bike ride on the Brown's Creek trail and really enjoyed it. The paved trail starts in downtown Stillwater and runs for approximately 6 miles before connecting with the Gateway Trail. Leaving Stillwater is a gentle uphill ride for most of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Tim_from_MN
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We love biking on this trail to and from Stillwater. We're so happy it was constructed! It is a great trail connection from the Gateway.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank franz131
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is a very nice addition to the Gateway Trail system. It starts in Stillwater and connects up with the Gateway trail about 7 miles out of town. Note: you will ride up a slight uphill exiting Stillwater but you will also be on the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Jro1651
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Bike - walk - sedgeway - rollerblade in beauty while enjoying the sound of the rushing waters of Brown's Creek as it winds its way to the St. Croix River. Because it is a railroad bed the incline is minimal going west, and you can...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Yvonne D
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