by Andrew Ellis
Mounds View is a great mix of busy and calm where you can ride your bike along creek side trails to visit festivals and theaters in the Twin Cities Gateway Area. Many who visit here enjoy following the natural settings along Rice Creek and the trails near it. Another option, are the bike friendly roads to expand your coverage for more adventure. And you can start, right from your hotel.
Rice Creek North Regional Trail
Mounds View is one of the many places that gives you access to the Rice Creek North Regional Trail with the Rice Creek North Regional Trail Corridor. Running through both Anoka and Ramsey counties, you’ll be surrounded by nature as you ride down the paved trails, passing towering trees, and the creek underneath wooden bridges. There are also several different species of birds flying around. It’s a Minnesota experience you won’t soon forget.
Mounds View Community Theater
If you’re looking to take a break and enjoy some theater time, look no further than the Mounds View Community Theater. They have a variety of performances going on throughout the year at affordable prices. With a full schedule line-up you’re bound to find some story to get lost in.
Mounds View’s Festival in the Park
If you’re in town on August 19th, then you’ll be in for a real treat. It’s the annual Festival in the Park and the whole community will be out celebrating. You can enjoy live music, food, crafts, a classic car show, and end it all with a great fireworks show. It’ll be a perfect addition to your trip.
A part of Minnesota’s Twin Cities Gateway Community, located on the north side of Minneapolis, its easy to find your next bike adventure here.