Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail

Sometimes, the journey is the reward. That definitely will be the case with the Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail as it meanders past its namesake creek, as well as the wetlands and woodlands of the Edina area. The trail takes users across 1.7 miles of wooden boardwalk and 14 miles of paved trail connecting Hopkins and the Minnesota River Bluffs LRT Regional Trail with the cities of Edina and Richfield. From Richfield, users can access the Nokomis-Minnesota River Regional Trail and travel north to Lake Nokomis or south to the Minnesota River.

15.3 miles  |  Paved

Hours 5:00 AM–10:00 PM

Interactive Map of Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail

Nine Mile Creek PDF Maps

Trail Parking and Access

Public parking and trail access is available at the following locations:

Hopkins Depot
9451 Excelsior Blvd
Hopkins, MN 55343
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Note: Take the Minnesota River Bluffs LRT Regional Trail west to 11th Avenue, then turn left (south). Look for the directional arrows at the intersection.

Hopkins Valley Park
700 8th St. S.
Hopkins, MN 55343
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Note: The parking lot on the west side of the park is adjacent to the regional trail.

Walnut Ridge Park
5801 Londonderry Rd
Edina, MN 55436
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Note: The regional trail passes through Walnut Ridge Park.

Bredesen Park
5901 Olinger Blvd
Edina, MN 55436
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Note: Parking for Bredesen Park is on the east side of the park. The regional trail is on the south side of the park. Access through city park trails.

Fred Richards Park
7640 Parklawn Ave.
Edina, MN 55435
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Note: The golf course and other park facilities are closed. However, parking and access is still open. The regional trail passes through the center of Fred Richards Park.

Adams Hill Park
7200 Washburn Ave. S.
Richfield, MN 55423
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Note: Parking is on the east side of the park. The regional trail connects to the west side of Adams Hill Park.

Roosevelt Park
7644 4th Ave. S.
Richfield, MN 55423
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Note: The regional trail runs along East 76th Street on the north side of Roosevelt Park.

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Bike Trail

Biking

Biker on bridge along Dakota Rail Regional Trail

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 100 miles of paved 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

Woman walking her dog on a paved trail

Three Rivers offers abundant scenery for you and your dog to enjoy year round, with paved, regional and skijoring/dog sledding trails that are dog-friendly. Dogs on a six-foot non-retractable leash are allowed on all paved trails except where posted otherwise. Owners must pick-up after their dogs.

Hiking

Hiking

Wooded hiking trail

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.