Andre' Johnson, Chairperson   Email Address:

Loop Trail South of Stillwater MN


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Loop Trail Quick Facts 

Stillwater Lift Bridge Closed 8/2/17 & will
remain closed until Late Summer/Early Fall 2019

The Loop Trail will not be plowed during the winter season 2018/2019.

In WI, the asphalt Park & Ride and access to the Loop Trail (across from Houlton Elementary) opened May 24, 2018, and will remain open through the 2018-19 winter. There are 50 parking spots and 4 handicapped spots.  No parkng available in the snow storage site.

A smaller parking lot on Houlton School Circle past Houlton Elementary is also open.  No parking for the Loop Trail is available in the school's parking lots.

In MN, the new Upper Loop Trail parking lot along the east side of Hwy 95 north of the new bridge and south of Stillwater opened for Memorial Day 2018. There are 30 regular parking spots along with two handicapped.

In Wisconsin, construction on the Main Trailhead has been completed for 2018 and the Trailhead is closed for the winter season. 

The trail from Hilltop Trailhead to the Stillwater Lift Bridge will be closed until Late Summer/Early Fall 2019.

The Bike/Pedestrian underpass under Hwy 64  is closed for the winter season.

for detailed WisDOT information

Click below for a history of bicycling.

Bike & Hike the Valley

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

 Construction News

St. Croix River Crossing Bridge Opened  August 2, 2017


Coalition Board of Directors  - February 13, 2019, Town of Somerset Town Hall, 748 HWY 35, Somerset, Wisconsin (Next to the Fire Station) - 6:30 p.m.

Communications Committee Meeting - March 4, 2019, New Richmond Civic Center, 156 East First Street, New Richmond, WI - 6:30 p.m.

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.

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.