Bike & Hike the Valley

Mission Statement

The Coalition's mission is to support the development of a multi-use bike/pedestrian trail system and road accommodations network throughout St. Croix County and beyond that connects to the St. Croix River Crossing Loop Trail, creates safe commuting and recreational opportunities, encourages healthy life styles, and promotes tourism and commerce in the greater St. Croix County area.

Andre' Johnson, Chairperson   Email Address:


Free Park Entry for State and County Parks and Fishing without a License - June 2nd & 3rd.

Communications Committee Meeting- New Richmond Civic Center, 156 East First Street, New Richmond,  August 6, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

Coalition Board of Directors Meeting - September 12, 2019, Town of Somerset Town Hall, 748 HWY 35, Somerset, Wisconsin (Next to the Fire Station) - 6:30 p.m. 

Trail Definitions

Bike Routes – roadway shared with vehicular traffic.

Bike Lanes –shared roadway that have been designated by striping, signing and pavement markings for the preferential/exclusive use of bicycles.

Bike Paths – trails that are physically separated from motorized vehicular traffic.

Other types of trails – walking, hiking, etc. - pedestrian trails

Loop Trail Quick Facts 

Stillwater Lift Bridge Closed 8/2/17 & will
remain closed until Spring/Summer 2019

Asphalt Park & Ride and access to the Loop Trail (across from Houlton Elementary) will be completed in June 2018.

Main Trailhead will be completed by July 4, 2018.  No water or restroom facilities until fall of 2018.

Remainder of Loop Trail Construction will be completed by end of October.

Trail from Hilltop Trailhead to the Stillwater Lift Bridge will be closed until Spring/Summer 2019.

Underpass under Hwy 64 closed Nov 2017 and remains closed.

for detailed WisDOT information

Welcome to the St. Croix Bike and Pedestrian Trail Coalition web site.  The Coalition is a grassroots effort of St. Croix County residents to create a coordinated bike and pedestrian trail network in St. Croix County.

Click below for a history of bicycling.

 Construction News

St. Croix River Crossing Bridge Opened  August 2, 2017

Loop Trail South of Stillwater MN