Cannon Valley Trail 

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Cannon Valley Trail

825 Cannon River Ave
Cannon Falls, MN 55009


A 20-mile paved recreational rail trail between Cannon Falls and Red Wing for biking, hiking, in-line skating and cross country skiing. Closely follows the Cannon River, winding through a varied landscape of bluffs, valleys, prairies, forests, marshland & farmland. Wheel Pass required for persons 18 and over, can be purchased at trailside stations or local businesses. Rest stop near the village of Welch, midway on the trail. Trail heads in Cannon Falls & Red Wing. Rated as one of the best rail-trails in the U.S.

Hours & Dates


Year round. Open daily from sunrise to 10pm


Wheel Pass Required! Trail users aged 18 and older are required to purchase a Wheel Pass when using bicycles, in-line skates, skateboards or similar non-motorized wheeled recreational devices. Wheel Passes are required from April 1st through November 1st

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Amtrak 8 Maple Springs train

The eastbound Empire Builder as it hugs the Mississippi River near Wabasha / "<a href="" target="_blank">Amtrak 8, Maple Springs</a>" by <a href="" target="_blank">Jerry Huddleston</a>, shared under <a href="" target="_blank">CC BY 2.0</a>

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