The Old Cedar Bridge bike crossing over the Minnesota River is now available for cyclists and pedestrians.

Bike Pic Oct 13, Old Cedar Bridge is Open For Cyclists to Cross

The Old Cedar Bridge over Long Meadow Lake, at the bank of the Minnesota River, has now been restored for use for cyclists and pedestrians. It will be official be open October 14, according to the City of Bloomington,MN. Here in the photo members of the Hiawatha Bicycling Club used the restored bridge bridge earlier this week to cross the river on one of their fall club rides.

Here a cyclist looks at the Old Cedar Bridge, a great place to cross the MN River, before 2002.

Here a cyclist looks at the Old Cedar Bridge, a great place to cross the MN River, until 2002.

The bridge was closed to auto traffic in the late 90’s and was then used only by bicyclists and pedestrians up until 2002 when it was officially closed to all modes for a crossing. See an assortment of photos on the history of the bridge here.

Now with the Old Cedar Bridge open and leaves turning, we hope you get out on your bike and enjoy another fall riding possibilities in hear in Minnesota. See many more bike friendly places to explore in the new Minnesota Bike/Hike Guide

Thanks for viewing the first Old Cedar Bridge Pic of the Day. 

Now rolling into our 10th year as a bike tourism media, our goal is to continue to encourage more people to bike and have fun. While showcasing all the unforgettable places for you to ride. As we continue to showcase more place to have fun we hope the photos we shoot are worth a grin. As you scroll through the information and stories we have posted, enjoy.

Do you have a fun bicycle related photo of yourself or someone you may know that we should post? If so, please send your picture(s) to: [email protected]. Include a brief caption (for each), of who is in the photo (if you know?) and where the picture was taken. Photo(s) should be a minimum of 1,000 pixels wide or larger to be considered. If we do use your photo, you will receive photo credit and acknowledgment on Facebook and Instagram.

As we continues to encourage more people to bike, please view our Destination section at for your next bike adventure – Also, check out the MN Bike Guide, now mobile friendly, as we enter into our 8th year of producing the guide.

So bookmark and find your next adventure. And don’t forget to smile, while you are riding and having fun. We may capture you in one of our next photos that we post daily.

Have a great day!