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Gateway-Brown's Creek Trail Association

Map of MN with Gateway-Brown's Creek State TrailMission

Represent trail users to the DNR and the State Legislature. The two goals of the GBCTA are:

  • Keep the trail safe and well maintained.
  • Encourage trail extensions to William O’Brien State Park, Interstate State Park and on to Duluth

Friends Since


Former president of GBCTA John Oldendorf speaking at P&TC's Day on the Hill
Gateway horses and bikers
The Gateway has portions with a dual track for horses and bicyclists.

Gateway-Brown's Creek Trail Association


paved trail over bridge with sign

Candlelight Walk

Friday, October 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

October 18, 2019

Gateway-Brown's Creek Trail Association


P&TC members at the Gateway State Trail

Our Related Land Project

Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota works to acquire critical land for parks and trails, often partnering with Friends Groups to support this effort.

See our Gateway Project Tour

Our Related Advocacy Work

Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota is a strong voice at the state capital working to ensure Minnesota’s parks and trails are protected and cared for. We work with friends groups to identify critical projects that need government support.


Bicyclists riding at underpass

Gateway State Trail: Tunnel Crossing

Gateway State Trail: Tunnel Crossing

Improve user safety by constructing a tunnel for the trail to cross under Hadley Ave, which is challenging to cross because the street exceeds 8,000 vehicles per day.

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