Preston, MN 

Preston is located in the Southeast corner of Minnesota in what is known as ‘Bluff Country’. We are a short drive from many major cities.
35 miles from Rochester, MN, 55 miles from Winona, MN, 60 miles from LaCrosse, WI, 120 miles from St. Paul.

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Consider this your personal invitation to visit Preston, Minnesota, located along the Root River in Historic Bluff Country.

Preston, also known as "Minnesota's Trout Capital", is a welcoming family-fun destination offering visitors a variety of entertaining, educational, & recreational activities to choose from:

  • Fish blue ribbon cold water streams
  • Bike, hike, or ski along 60 miles of paved bike trails: Root River State Trail & Harmony - Preston Valley State Trail
  • Visit the National Trout Center
  • Fish Preston's 9-Hole Fishing Course
  • Take a naturalist led Mystery Cave tour at Forestville State Park
  • Visit the award-winning Minnesota State Veteran's Cemetery
  • Tour Historic Forestville - a 19th century pioneer village with costumed guides
  • Step back in time on a guided Amish tour
  • Canoe, tube, or kayak along the Root River
  • Golf 9 beautiful holes of golf at the Preston Golf Course! 
  • Snowmobile Fillmore County's 260 miles of groomed trails

Preston offers shopping, a wide variety of dining options, unique overnight accommodations and camping facilities. Reach us via the Historic Bluff Country National Scenic Byway or fly into the Fillmore County Airport to start your Preston adventure experience. 

Now's the time to "Get Hooked on Preston"! 

Hours & Dates

The Preston Tourism Center on Hwy 52 is open Monday - Saturday, mid-April - October

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