Bassett Creek Regional Trail

Bassett Creek Regional Trail is an ideal route offering many recreation and commuting options. The seven-mile route connects French Regional Park in Plymouth to Theodore Wirth Regional Park and the Scenic Byway System in Minneapolis. Along the way users can access local parks, trails, and amenities in the cities of Plymouth, New Hope, Crystal, and Golden Valley. 

 7 miles  |  Paved

Hours 5:00 AM–10:00 PM

Interactive Map of Bassett Creek Regional Trail

Trails that connect

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Could you ride your bike every day for 30 days straight? Learn about the joys and perils of biking daily in April in Minnesota in this firsthand account, then make a pledge to join #30daysofbiking. 

December 19, 2018

There are countless barriers (both perceived and actual) that prevent people from biking in the winter, but ultimately most of us already have much of the gear that makes winter biking comfortable, practical, fun, and safe. Learn some tips to overcome winter conditions and make winter biking seem less daunting.

December 19, 2018

The arrival of winter is often associated with a decrease in the amount of time spent being active outside. Learn five reasons why you should consider bike commuting as a way to spend more time outdoors and embrace our coldest season.

It pays to be nice! Learn how to Share the Trail with bicycle and pedestrian traffic.

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Parks that connect

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Winter Plowing

Three Rivers Park District does not maintain regional trails in the winter. Cities along each trail have the option to maintain the trail for winter activities.

Bassett Creek Regional Trail is plowed during winter months. See more information regarding winter maintenance on Three Rivers regional trails.

Things to do

Bike Trail

Biking

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Biking in Three Rivers is a great way to get the whole family outside. Whether you’re the casual rider or a cyclist in training, you’ll appreciate more than 240 miles of off-roadway bike/hike trails that wind through woodlands and grasslands and rim the shorelines of lakes and ponds at our parks.

Dog Trails - On Leash

Dog Trails

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Three Rivers offers abundant scenery for you and your dog to enjoy year round, with paved, turf, regional and skijoring/dog sledding trails that are dog-friendly. Dogs must be on a six-foot non-retractable leash unless in a designated dog off-leash area. Owners must pick-up after their dogs.

Hiking

Hiking

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One of the best ways to explore year-round is to head out for a hike on the extensive trail system in Three Rivers. Trails wind through the woodland, grassland and wetland habitats of many species of wildlife. You’ll be amazed at what you might see along the way.