Cannon Valley Trail825 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
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
- Eco-friendly landscape/facility design
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 105 reviews
So well maintained, in fact, that there were several miles inaccessible while bridge repair work was being performed this fall. Still, it was a very pleasant ride on a beautiful fall day for my wife...
— Todd B, November 13, 2019
This is an excellent trail for biking. You can park in the public parking area near the winery in Cannon Falls and you are just steps from the trail. The trail is paved and well maintained. The...
— Tom E, September 3, 2019
Well maintained trail following the river with gorgeous flora and fauna, lots of rest stops, and even a deer or wild Turkey along the way. A calm peaceful and relaxing environment,
— lewalani, August 22, 2019
We went biking from our campground into Cannon Falls on this trail. It was really pretty as it was next to the river so it was very scenic. Would love to come again!
— M8146VQclaudiat, August 14, 2019
Beautiful, well-maintained trail. A true gem for the cities of Cannon Falls, Welch & Red Wing. I love this bike trail!
— MRock1953, August 6, 2019