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We will explore the walking paths along the Mississippi River and check out the barges and other river traffic before having a picnic lunch and playing on the playground.
Ride 28-30 miles (shorter, less hilly option available. Meet at Visitor Center (south end of Dam) Parking Lot (to left of Visitor Center) Bring bag lunch.
This will be a 45- to 50-mile tour from Hudson with an average riding speed of 13-14 MPH. We’ll ride into the farm country and river valleys around Somerset and New Richmond. Expect rolling terrain with a few good hills or a shorter ride of approx 35
We might walk through the bird sanctuary and enjoy the Peace Garden and/or Rose Garden along the way. We’ll stop for treats at the Bread and Pickle (the concession stand)and catch some of the evening’s concert.
Kroening Interpretive Center
his is a relatively flat 39 mile ride with some rolling hills in and around Brooklyn Center, Champlin and the Elm Creek Park Reserve, returning on the MRT. We will make a brief stop at the Elm Creek Chalet and the REST STOP will be at Arby‘s
Maplewood Community Center
south end of the parking lot
This 25- to 30-mile ride is geared towards those who have some biking experience and want to improve their skills. Newer members are especially encouraged to join us to learn about safe group riding techniques.
Looking for volunteers to work one day a month at the Food Group facility in New Hope. We usually volunteer from 9:30 a.m. to noon, packaging produce.
This will be a gentle ride of 20+ miles, from Harriet Island south along the river and return. Bring a bag lunch to picnic in the park at the end of the ride.
“B” ride, 20–25 miles. Explore some of the scenic north metro lake country on a fun group ride. We’ll roll past Lake Phalen, Vadnais Lake,and Snail Lake and explore some bike trails along the way. Generally rolling terrain. We’ll try to keep together
If you have led a trip, day activity, or volunteered in any capacity for the club during the past year, let us treat you to a catered dinner. This is our way of thanking all of you for your selfless contributions to North Stars. Must RSVP by 6/19/17.
Bike downtown Hastings/Old Flour Mill & Dam through the new section of trail near Spring Lake Park, then back to Hastings. 98% paved trails. Meet at 9:45 a.m. and begin biking at 10:00.