Bike with a Ranger
Bike with a Ranger is a family-friendly way to explore the Mississippi River. Join us this summer on a three-hour, nine mile ride held most Saturdays, from June through September. (For exercise enthusiasts, each ride may burn up to 350 calories for a 150 lb person!)
Trip InformationSee below for trip locations and routes
-Trips start at 10:00 a.m. and finish around 1:00 p.m. Participants should arrive at 9:45 a.m. to prepare for the ride.
-Routes are 9-14 miles in length and end where they begin.
-Participants must register and will receive a registration packet that includes bike safety information, what to bring, route map, weather preparation, parking information, and start location. Registration closes at 10am on the Friday before the ride.
-We also have an ample supply of helmets if you need one or forget yours.
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Did You Know?
At Lake Itasca, the elevation of the Mississippi River is 1,475 feet above sea level. It drops to sea level at the Gulf of Mexico. More than half of that drop occurs within the state of Minnesota.