Gateway Brown's Creek
Trail Association
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Gateway Brown's Creek Trail

The Gateway  Brown's Creek trail is the recreational jewel of the East Metro Area of the Twin Cities. It is heavily used by thousands of people year-round. The former Soo Line rail bed, now paved, runs 18 miles from St. Paul, MN to Pine Point Park in Stillwater, MN. with a branch of the 5.9 mile Brown's Creek Trail connecting to Stillwater and the St Croix River The Gateway-Brown's Creek Trail is a multi-use trail providing biking, rollerblading, running, walking, horseback riding and cross-country skiing to trail users year round.


The DNR needs volunteers to help out at the Candlelight walk event on Oct 12th. More details here


GBCTA is seeking a volunteer Facebook / Social Media manager .

Hot topic: E bikes and E Scooters ? Are they allowed on the trail. Thinking of buying one or renting . 

Fall is coming here on the Gateway and there is lots of action with DNR led bird walks, candlelight walks, and more . Come back here often to check what is happening on the Gateway Browns Creek trail

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You may use a credit card or pay with a check made out to Parks and Trails and send to GBCTA at PO Box 9295, N. St. Paul, MN. 55109.

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    Your tax-deductible membership in the Gateway Brown's Creek Trail Association (GBCTA) offers many benefits:

  • Know that you are doing your part to support a shared community resource!
  • Receive updates on trail conditions!
  • Receive our newsletter to stay updated on the latest trail developments! example
  • Your membership fee or donation is completely tax-deductible!


The latest from GBCTA President Dennis Lindeke

Please help us make the trail the best in the state by helping with trail etiquette

More details here


Enjoy the Trails 


BENCHES need your help ! 

Handy folks are needed for GBCTA DNR Bench project

Some of the benches along the Gateway Trail are in need of replacement . A small team of handymen/women are needed to assemble 4 new ADA benches for the DNR to install. Contact for more. 

NEW ASPHALT TRAILS in Stillwater link Gateway Brown's Creek to St Croix bridge


NEW PARKING on Hwy 12 

There is new parking (20 spaces) specially set aside for trail users at the S edge of the Green lot at Wildwood Elementary on hwy 12 (about 200 yards W of Gateway / hwy 12 bridge)  

Upcoming Events

11/03/2018 9:00 AM • 24 Bertha Ct, Mahtomedi, MN 55115


 You can download a copy of our 2018 brochure here (with trail map and helpful tips) 

Gateway Browns Creek Trail Association Brochure 2018.pdf

View a map of the new Brown's Creek Trail (5.9 miles long) here.

Enjoy the trail and be SAFE!

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