St. Louis Riverfront Trail

EASY 21 reviews

St. Louis Riverfront Trail is a 21.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near St. Louis, Missouri that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 21.4 miles Elevation Gain: 360 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

stroller friendly

mountain biking

road biking

trail running

walking

paved

river

city walk

Great riverfront and downtown skyline view, especially when starting and the north end, and heading south to the Gateway Arch!

road biking
26 days ago

A great trail, and doable for beginners, despite its length. I haven’t done it since last year (I think it’s currently washed out), but I highly recommend it. If going in the summer, be sure to bring sunscreen and lots of water. One bottle of water didn’t cut it for me. It gets HOT when riding along in the sun with minimal shade. Despite several drinking fountains, only one or two work (which is partly why I don’t give it 5 stars. The working ones are also close to downtown STL which do you little help when you’re way down closer to the Chain of Rocks bridge. But, even if you’re a beginner biker, it’s worth the ride. Highly recommend!

hiking
washed out
27 days ago

It would have been neat but the trail is currently under water.

8 months ago

Beautiful ride ! Enjoyed the view and the conditions of the trail was excellent..

road biking
9 months ago

Nice paved trail along the river. This trail is moderately to heavily populated depending on when you go. Some spots are nice and can view the river. The rest of the trail is very industrial. There is a great free bike stop along the trail that has maps, water, and can help with bike fixes like; air, patches, and inner tubes. This spot made the trail earn the extra star.

road biking
Monday, August 14, 2017

I can now use my other hand to count how many times I've been on a bike in 15 years. So it's definitely beginner-friendly, but the length can make it challenging! Around the arch it gets congested with people but very quickly becomes almost deserted. Just follow the signs for the trail and it's easy to find your way. Cool grafitti, great riverfront views, and you can get up close to every bridge that comes across the Mississippi. Can't wait to do it again!

Sunday, May 14, 2017

lots to see East for beginner's

road biking
Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Great biking trail - not the best for hiking... all paved, but the new river front section is amazing.

walking
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Nice walk thru the city.

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