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Once completed, Mississippi River Trail (MRT) 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 non-motorized uses such as walking, bicycling and in-line skating.
The regional trail construction will be completed in phased segments with an anticipated completion date of 2017.
Currently, the north and south/east segments of the MRT 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 in the Spring Lake Park Reserve at the
Lower Spring Lake Trailhead and
Schaar's Bluff Trailhead.
Trail work scheduled week of April 10
Work is scheduled to remove some of the temporary erosion control devices along the Spring Lake Park Reserve section of the trail the week of April 10. The trail will remain open; use caution when workers are present.
- Restrooms at Kaposia Landing Park, Simon’s Ravine Trailhead, Swing Bridge Trailhead and Spring Lake Park Reserve
Video courtesy of Hastings Star Gazette.