Hours: Daily, 5 a.m.–10 p.m.
Address: 1308 N. Concord St., South St. Paul (Driving directions)
Once completed, Mississippi River Greenway will extend 27 miles along the Mississippi River from St. Paul to Hastings, providing scenic views of the river and connections to local parks and trails and other community destinations. The trail will be paved and is intended for nonmotorized uses such as walking, bicycling and in-line skating.
Currently, the north and south/east segments of the Mississippi River Greenway are open for use. Trailheads for the north segment are located at
Kaposia Landing Park and
Simon's Ravine Trailhead in South St. Paul off of Concord Avenue and
Swing Bridge Trailhead in Inver Grove Heights. The trailhead for the south/east segment are located at the
Pine Bend Bluffs Trailhead,
Lock and Dam No. 2 Trailhead and in the Spring Lake Park Reserve at the
Fahey Trailhead and
Schaar's Bluff Trailhead.
Maps: All Seasons Map
For geo-enabled maps, download Dakota County Parks maps on the
Beginning Friday, Aug. 25, construction work on Pine Bend Trail in Rosemount will close the 0.5 mile segment of greenway along Pine Bend Trail. The closure will begin about two miles south of the Pine Bend Bluffs Trailhead
. Pine Bend Trail will be closed through mid-November from Highway 55 to Fahey Avenue.