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.
-Two loaner bikes are available to participants for the Harriet Island and Matthews Park routes. 20 loaner bikes are available on the Confluence route. Please reserve them during registration. We also have an ample supply of helmets if you need one or forget yours.
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Did You Know?
Over 600 men worked around the clock using hand tools, horses and coal powered shovels to build the original Coon Rapids Dam in 1913. The dam was rebuilt between 1995 and 1997.