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Historic Trail: L'Etoile Du Nord

Follow the Trail of the North Star and spend the afternoon hiking historic St. Paul

How was the L'Etoile Du Nord Trail created?

L'Etoile Du Nord (Trail of North Star) was established in the downtown area of St Paul by Boy Scout Troop 9499 of Apple Valley, in connection with Marc Flry's Eagle Scout Service Project.

About the Trail

Follow the "Trail of the North Star" and spend the afternoon hiking through historic St Paul while learning about the area. This trail will familiarize hikers with an area of historical value and begins at 240 Summit Avenue, the historic house of James J. Hill. For a map of the area, and questions to be answered to earn the patch, please see the flier on this page.

Purchase patches after finishing

Yes, you can earn a patch by hiking this trail, and completing a questionnaire. Present a completed questionnaire, only one needed per unit, to any Twin Cities Scout Shop to purchase patches.

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