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Trail Monitors
Trail monitors are on-site throughout the week, focusing on weekends, at the Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing Visitor Center.

Cyclists may park their bikes near the Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing Visitor Center at designated racks. 

Trailhead Information 
There are multiple trailheads along the North Riverfront Trail, including two locations along Riverview Drive. Click on the map to the right to find a location that is convenient for you.

Trail Conditions
If you see anything we should know about, please let us know at info@grgstl.org.
Trail Information
Length: 10.8 miles
Best for: Biking, Walking, Running
Parking: Yes
Restrooms: Yes

About the North Riverfront Trail on the Confluence Greenway
The Riverfront Trail is an eleven mile trail which follows the Mississippi River starting at Biddle Street and heading north. The trail terminates at the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge, part of the legendary Route 66. The trail passes through the Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing, North Riverfront Park and over Maline Creek. 

Over a three day period in July of 2013, Great Rivers Greenway conducted its annual trail count at the Biddle Street Trailhead. Based on the National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation standard for estimating annual trail volumes, the data collected indicates a total of 101,062 trips on the North Riverfront Trail in 2013. 

History
From 2005-2006, GRG has assisted in the funding of the rehabilitation of the trail in partnership with the City of St. Louis. In 2007 a major sign and amenities package was installed as well as a new parking lot at Biddle Street to facilitate users of the trail.

StatusTrail repair at Maline Creek is complete! There are no detours at this time.

PartnersCity of St. Louis Board of Public Service, Streets Dept., Water Dept., Planning and Urban Design Agency, Trailnet, and Grace Hill Settlement House

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Photos
Touch of nature on the most urban of trails
Touch of nature on the most...
By: John Montre
Wise minds. What are we really planting here?
Wise minds. What are we really...
By: Mo Stream Team AmeriCorps
and planting
and planting
By: Mo Stream Team AmeriCorps
what does 300 volunteers planting a parairie look like?
what does 300 volunteers...
By: Mo Stream Team AmeriCorps
on the Mississippi Riverfront- a new prairie is planted
on the Mississippi Riverfront-...
By: Mo Stream Team AmeriCorps
Focus Leadership St. Louis and Youth Leadership St. Louis press release: http://www.focus-stl.org/index.cfm?sect=news&page=35&news=pres&presID=105
Focus Leadership St. Louis...
By: Mo Stream Team AmeriCorps
plant and repeat, and repeat
plant and repeat, and repeat
By: Mo Stream Team AmeriCorps
dig a 4
dig a 4" hole in this clay...
By: Mo Stream Team AmeriCorps
planting plan set, area defined, marked and ready, set GO!
planting plan set, area defined,...
By: Mo Stream Team AmeriCorps
300 Volunteers, 5 acres, 1,000 plants in 2 hours.
300 Volunteers, 5 acres,...
By: Mo Stream Team AmeriCorps
Confluence Greenway grows native.
Confluence Greenway grows...
By: Mo Stream Team AmeriCorps
About 300 volunteers from the Focus Leadership St. Louis (LSL) and Youth Leadership St. Louis (YLSL) programs, Confluence Greenway, Trailnet, Greenway Network, Missouri Stream Team AmeriCorps and others spent about 2 hours planting over 1,000 seedlings donated by the Flora Conservancy to restore the site to prairie-like conditions.
About 300 volunteers from...
By: Mo Stream Team AmeriCorps
Grace Hill AmeriCorps Trail Rangers-- a Confluence Greenway partner--planned, prepared for, and facilitated a massive native planting project on the old Operation Brightside landfill site with plants donated by Gary Schimmelpfennig & te Flora Conservancy.
Grace Hill AmeriCorps Trail...
By: MO Stream Team AmeriCorps
trails along the Mississippi
trails along the Mississippi
By: Unknown
Riding the Riverfront Trail
Riding the Riverfront Trail
By: Unknown
Trestle during Construction
Trestle during Construction
By: Unknown
Viewing the Mississippi River while riding the Riverfront Trail
Viewing the Mississippi River...
By: Unknown
Heading to Riverfront Trail from Laclede's Landing
Heading to Riverfront Trail...
By: Unknown
Photos from the Greenways Image Library
A ride on the North Riverfront Trail
A ride on the North Riverfront...
By: Unknown
Biddle Street Trailhead
Biddle Street Trailhead
By: Unknown