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Minnesota Monthly

THERE IS A BOUNTY of biking trails and bike routes in the greater Twin Cities metropolitan area, too numerous to describe here. They are managed by cities, counties, and other government jurisdictions. There is no single, comprehensive listing with descriptions of every trail. Here is a sample of some of the longest bike trails in the Twin Cities area. See the resources in this article to discover more biking opportunities.

Google Maps Pedometer

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Walk Score

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St. Paul Bicycle Parking

A map detailing different types of bicycle parking locations in Downtown St. Paul.

City of Minneapolis: Bicycle Rack Inventory

The City of Minneapolis is conducting an inventory of all public bicycle parking. This includes parking at schools, businesses, government buildings, transit centers, parks, and other miscellaneous locations accessible to the public.

Twin Cities Bike Maps

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Twin Cities Metro Area Transit System Map

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City of Minneapolis: Bicycling in Minneapolis

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Hennepin County Road & Bike Map

In January 2009, Hennepin County released an updated bicycle route map (bike map) depicting bicycle routes within and directly adjacent to Hennepin County.