Bike MapsBike Maps

Technically, you can ride your bike on any street you like. Bicyclists have the same rights as motorists and can legally ride on any street that's not a freeway. Still, if you're riding down a 45 mph street, your ride may not be very pleasurable or safe. That's why we recommend some route planning.


Cyclopath is a bicycle map where anyone can share knowledge or fix problems. It covers Minneapolis, St. Paul, and the surrounding seven-county metro area.

Metropolitan Council: Regional Bikeways Maps and Data

These maps are designed for use by transportation planners.

City of Minneapolis: Bicycling in Minneapolis

These maps will help you know where to ride your bike within and around the City of Minneapolis.

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.

Minnesota Trails Publication

Minnesota Trails is your guide to Minnesota hiking, biking, canoeing, climbing, cross country skiing and horse back riding trails.

Mississippi River Trail (pdf, 512.29 KB)

The Mississippi River Trail (MRT) is a world-class bicycling route that travels from the headwaters of the Mississippi River at Lake Itasca, Minnesota to the Delta at the Gulf of Mexico in Louisiana. It is a 3,000-mile system of bicycle-friendly roads and multi-use pathways.

Twin Cities Bike Map

Published since 1984, the Twin Cities Bike Map is updated every three years to reflect the ever-changing Twin Cities landscape for bicyclists.

The 10th edition of the Twin Cities Bike Map (2011) has a new design, updated road and trail information and an expanded detailed map that includes Minneapolis, St. Paul and Bloomington.