Gateway Brown's Creek
Trail Association
 Your Active Voice In The Trail's Development



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.

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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!


MN Parks and Trails Gateway Link


 Summer 2019 GBCTA

newsletter  now available here

SAFETY Check out the excellent tips and videos for safe riding on roads and trails at CYCLING SAVVY

NEW Washington County seeks biker and walker input for planning better trail network and facilities in Washington County  via on-line survey . Click here

NEW Spokes and Folks Exhibit opens in Stillwater

click here for details

New   BIRDING page  check it out !

Upcoming events ... check out the events page for all the upcoming Gateway Trail events  -

NEW CYCLING SCANDIA BIKE Oct 5th tour with rocks is still open for registration

click here for Events page

Lost and Found: 

If you lose something of value or find something of value along the trail contact us by email and we will try to assist in getting stuff to the right place.

Upcoming Events

 You can download a copy of our 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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TRAIL CLOSURE and DETOUR at Hadley in Oakdale started April 8th 2019 . Hadley parking is to stay open.  Information about this major detour is here

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)

New permanent restrooms at Rotary Park Excellent project led by Rotary Club of North St. Paul with support of a $500 donation from GBCTA

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