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.