The new extension of the Beaver Island Trail held its grand opening today (Tuesday) with a ceremonial ribbon cutting. The new trail section is over a mile long, stretching from 33rd Street South to River Bluffs Regional Park. It also includes a trail head shelter located behind FedEx.
The Minneapolis-St. Paul's reputation as a biking mecca is one that state tourism officials would like to spread statewide. Explore Minnesota Tourism has teamed with several other groups to set up a web tool to get more people in the saddle.