Bike with a Ranger

Bike with Ranger Dan
Ranger Dressler leading a tour on Big River Regional Trail

Bike with a Ranger is a family-friendly way to explore the Mississippi River. Join us this summer for a variety of formal and informal tours along the river.

Cost: Free

Trip Information

Most tours begin at 10am and vary in length from one mile informal tours to nine mile formal tours. Contact Kyle Just for more information.
Registration Information
Registration is required for formal tours. These rides are limited to 20 participants. Please contact Kyle Just at kyle_just@nps.gov.

Rides

A bicycle sits in front of the stone round tour at Historic Fort Snelling.

Historic Hastings Riverfront

Location: Hastings Riverfront
Date: June 20, 2017
Time: 10am-11am

Distance: 5 miles

Explore the southern end of the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area with the National Park Service and City of Hastings! This tour of the Hastings area riverfront will include stops at Jaycee Park and Lock and Dam #2, with opportunities to learn more about the natural, cultural, and historic resources of this great river.

Space is limited to 20 people. Please RSVP and plan to arrive 15 minutes early in order to start the event on time.

Register online through the City of Hastings.

Saint Paul Riverfront

Location: Harriet Island Regional Park
Date: June 24, 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Distance: 9 miles

This is a moderate, 9-mile ride from Harriet Island along the river back up Shephard Road. Come explore the natural, cultural, and historic significance of the Mississippi River in Saint Paul.
Space is limited to 20 people. Please RSVP and plan to arrive 15 minutes early in order to start the event on time.

Register online via the Mississippi Park Connection here.

Historic Hastings Riverfront

Location: Hastings Riverfront
Date: August 15, 2017
Time: 10am-11am

Distance: 5 miles

Explore the southern end of the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area with the National Park Service and City of Hastings! This tour of the Hastings area riverfront will include stops at Jaycee Park and Lock and Dam #2, with opportunities to learn more about the natural, cultural, and historic resources of this great river.

Space is limited to 20 people. Please RSVP and plan to arrive 15 minutes early in order to start the event on time.

Register online through the City of Hastings.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

111 E. Kellogg Blvd., Suite 105
Saint Paul, MN 55101

Phone:

(651) 293-0200
This is the general phone line at the Visitor Center, which is staffed every day except Mondays. Please leave a voicemail if we miss your call and expect a return call within 1 day, often sooner.

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