Root Beer Float Ride
DATE AND TIME OF RIDE: Saturday, June 24, 2023, meet at 8:30am and ride start at 8:45am. Rain date Sunday June 25, 2023, same time and location.
HOSTS: Helmut and Joan Porcher
DISTANCE: 31 miles
START LOCATION: Ride start location will be provided via email after registration is received for the ride.
RIDE DESCRIPTION AND DIFFICULTY: Joan and Helmut Porcher will host a ride in the Lake Elmo, Grant Township and Stillwater areas using the Gateway and Brown's Creek State Trails, Washington County roads and Stillwater streets. There will be a couple of hills on the county roads, the Gateway Trail has some low percentage up and down grades and the Brown’s Creek trail section has a 2% uphill grade for around 5 miles coming out of Stillwater. Refreshments (the ride's name sake) will be available at a yet to be chosen location on the route. For more information about the Gateway State Trail go to: https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_trails/gateway/index.html. For more information about the Brown’s Creek State Trail go to: https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_trails/browns_creek/index.html.
Please RSVP and provide contact information (email along with cellphone, in case the ride needs to be postponed) via email to