Walking is free, good for your health and good for the environment. Our city features vibrant walking trails along the Mississippi River and our many lakes. Plus, over 92% of our streets have sidewalks on both sides, adding up to just under 1,800 miles of city sidewalk. Check out other popular walking destinations such as:
Minneapolis has many sidewalks, trails and other great places to walk. Find out how we help you get your steps in the city.
- Pedestrian Master Plan – Our first walking plan, adopted by City Council in October 2009
- Sidewalk Inspections Office – Team for inspecting and repairing city sidewalks
- Safe Routes to School – Public Works program to improve pedestrian safety around Minneapolis schools
- Pedestrian Advisory Committee – Made up of 15 community members, staff from City departments and partner agencies, this committee advises the Mayor and City Council on pedestrian issues