Mississippi River Trail

South St. Paul - Mississippi River Regional Trail

This paved trail runs a distance of 5.8 miles along South St. Paul's Mississippi River shoreline. The trail was built on top of the river levee, providing relatively flat terrain and excellent scenery with views of river activity and wildlife. Six trail access points, most with off-street parking, make the trail accessible for all ages and abilities.

South St. Paul trail access points listed from North to South:

  • Kaposia Park (Butler and Wilde Avenue)
  • Simon's Ravine Trailhead (North Concord Street)
  • Bryant Avenue Bridge (Bryant Avenue and Concord Street N.)
  • Spiral Bridge (Grand and Hardman Avenue)
  • DNR Boat Launch (Verderosa Avenue and 494 Bridge)
  • Richmond Street (400 Block of E. Richmond Street)

Map of South St. Paul Trail Access Points
Mississippi River Trail

Man Riding Bike on Path

River to River Greenway information 

The River to River Greenway connects Lilydale, Mendota Heights, West St. Paul and South St. Paul. The trail is in place between Robert Street and the Mississippi River in South St. Paul. Future construction projects will link Valley Park in Mendota Heights to the area near Dodge Nature Center in West St. Paul.