Next Bike Adventure – Stillwater

At A Glance: Exploring Stillwater – Fun and Food

Now, with fat biking in the picture, it is easy to enjoy biking in the scenic St. Croix River Valley for all four seasons while discovering Stillwater and Oak Park Hieght’s charm. This historic town is a beautiful place to visit or stay in while exploring all the local trails and the picturesque county roads for hiking, biking, and rollerblading. With trails connecting from the Twin Cities, you will find that this destination makes a great bike hub with many routes rolling into this riverboat community full of tasty food entrées and fun.

Here a cyclist enjoys riding her bike along the Scenic St Croix River to the Browns Creek Trail, in Stillwater, MN.

A cyclist enjoys riding her bike along the Scenic St. Croix River to the Browns Creek Trail in Stillwater, MN.

When not biking, the warm summer air welcomes outdoor art fairs, restaurant patios, festival events, boating, and historic sightseeing. In the fall, you can enjoy the robust colors of the bluffs while local winery and brewery establishments offer the crisp flavors of the harvest. In between winter fat bike experiences, you should check out the holiday boutiques and antique shopping venues, or plan a romantic winter escape. The spring flowers that bloom in the parks and along the bike trail help to welcome another season to back again and again.

In a relaxing setting and comfortable riding environment, you can plan your next bike getaway with family and friends to Stillwater in Minnesota.

Where to Bike in the Area

Being a bike-friendly area, you will find that riding the streets and roads here in Washington County are safe and relaxing. Plus, they have miles of local and state (paved) trails nestled in the scenic river valley. For the mountain biker, you will also find several trail options nearby.


Available Maps for the Area

Stillwater City Trail Map
Browns Creek Trail Info & Map
Gateway State Trail Map
Chilkoot Bike Club Map
Washington County Road Map


Walk/Hiking Opportunities

City Parks 
William O’Brian State Park
Washington County Parks


Area Bike Shops and Clubs


Chilkoot Café and Cyclery | 826 4th St. S., Stillwater, MN 55082 | 651-342-0429


Where to Play When Not Biking or Hiking 


Teddy Bear Park | 207 Nelson St. E., Stillwater, MN 55082 | 651-430-8800
Historic Lift Bridge | Chestnut St. E., Stillwater, MN 55082 | 651-234-7110
Saint Croix Vineyards | 6428 Manning Ave. N., Stillwater, MN 55082 | 651-30-3310
Maple Island Brewing | 225 Main St. N., Stillwater, MN 55082 | 651-430-0044


Where to Eat


From Chilkoot Cafe to Lolo American Kitchen, one of the finest in the area,  Stillwater offers several interesting and charming cafes, coffee shops, and ice cream shops ideally suited to a cyclist’s taste.

Chilkoot Café and Cyclery | 826 4th St. S., Stillwater, MN 55082 | 651-342-0429

Lolo American Kitchen | 233 Main St. N., Stillwater, MN 55082 | 651-342-2461
Nelson’s Ice Cream | Flavors | 920 Olive St. W., Stillwater, MN 55082 | 651-430-1103
Leo’s Grill and Malt Shop | Menu | 131 Main St. S., Stillwater, MN 55082 | 651-351-3943
Domacin Wine Bar | 102 2nd St. S. #1, Stillwater, MN 55082 | 651-439-1352


Where to Sleep When Visiting

exploring stillwater


Public Wi-Fi Spots in the Area

Along with most hotels, coffee shops and restaurants have Wi-Fi availability. Additionally, the Stillwater Public Library is another good option and is located at  224 3rd St. N., Stillwater, MN 55082. You can reach them by telephone at 651-275-4338.

See the Stillwater Tourism Bureau for more detailed information.