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

Trail Closure

The bridge that carries Bassett Creek Regional Trail between Crystal and Golden Valley over Highway 100 is closed for construction. The bridge is expected to reopen by Aug. 31. Learn more.

Trails that connect

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

Volunteers Needed

Become a Park Patroller! Help park guests and enjoy the outdoors. Learn more about becoming a park patrol volunteer.

Parks that connect

Follow Three Rivers Park District Regional Trails

Things to do

Bike Trail


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.



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.