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Beautiful Scenery

I’ve done this trail three times in the last three months. It is very well maintained and the $4... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Houston, Texas
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Fantastic Bike ride

We Just finished a 2 day bike ride vacation riding the Cannon Valley Trail and found it a very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Karen R
Luverne, Minnesota
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Scenic paved trail running from Cannon Falls to Red Wing, Minnesota, ideal for rollerblading, biking and hiking.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“red wing” (39 reviews)
“easy ride” (5 reviews)
Cannon Falls, MN
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I’ve done this trail three times in the last three months. It is very well maintained and the $4 charge is well worth it. You see deer, bald eagles, wild turkeys, and all sorts of flora and fauna. The scenery is amazing; really pretty views...More

Thank crlgarrett
Reviewed 6 days ago

We Just finished a 2 day bike ride vacation riding the Cannon Valley Trail and found it a very enjoyable trip. We rode Monday and Tuesday by spliting the ride into 2 days. On day 1 we rode the trail from Red Wing to Welsh...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first attempt at the Cannon Valley Trail. We started in Cannon Falls and meandered toward welsh Minnesota. Note that we only took the first 6 miles of the trail, but it was great. Very nicely maintained rest areas along the way, in...More

Thank Soots_Minne_Five
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Spent a pleasant day riding the trails. What a joyful place to ride. We rode half of the trail towards Red Wing today but have ridden the entire Trail earlier in the year great scenery and great places to stop and look at the river.

Thank Retired0ne2
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We rode the trail from Red Wing to Cannon Falls and back again this afternoon. It was such a pleasure, not the least of which was knowing we could get water at several spots along the way (as well as leave water behind, if you...More

Thank EMS58
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

No steep sections. Great for families and others as well. If 40 miles round trip is a bit much, then go halfway to Welch and back. Lots of rest stations and views of the Canon River. $4 daily wheel pass is required but worth every...More

1  Thank mn_teefo
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We parked at the trail head in Cannon Falls on a beautiful and warm August day. The trail goes past the falls/rapids and heads through wooded areas and fields. A wonderful ride, From Cannon Falls to Red Wing is going down river, this is the...More

Thank Shelley P
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff at the rest stops were helpful and informative. Friendly fellow riders on the trail. We had a very enjoyable ride on a Saturday morning.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 August 2017

First time on this trail. Very smooth ride. Not many hills.....scenery is great. It is well maintained. We had a cool day in the 70's to ride and it was excellent....Did the full round trip starting in Red Wing and went to Cannon Falls....Stopped in...More

Thank minnegal
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This is my third time biking the Cannon Valley Trail. This time I was by myself and it was just as enjoyable as though I had someone with me. Starting in Red Wing, good views of the Cannon River can be had as well as...More

Thank Ben L
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8.96 km away
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.60 km away
Welch Mill
9 reviews
1.65 km away
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2 October 2017|
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Response from feritozsoy | Reviewed this property |
I think it is pre-paid trail..So they want to keep pets away.. Also it is wild area...For the safety reason, they may keep the pets away..I had seen coyote there.
20 September 2016|
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Response from thespottedtraveler | Reviewed this property |
There is no shuttle service typically during the week. If you take 2 cars, you can park one at the end and load the bikes up once you are done. That would likely be the easiest.
Pam B
28 July 2016|
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Response from TrailManager | Property representative |
The Cannon Valley Trail offers spectacular and diverse scenery for the entire 20 miles, however having said that, if you are looking for scenic vistas that include the Cannon River and the bluffs along it, then the 10 mile... More