Cannon Valley Trail, Cannon Falls

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The Cannon Valley Trail is a 19.7 mile long trail that runs through diverse and spectacular scenery on a former Chicago Great Western Railroad line connecting the cities of Cannon Falls, Welch and Red Wing in beautiful southeastern Minnesota.

Trail access - Cannon Falls: Downtown Parking Lot, Softball/Ski Fields; Welch: Welch Station ; Red Wing: Lower A.P. Anderson Park, Old West Main St.
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  • Such a great trail from Cannon Falls to Redwing (and beyond?) I don't know. In any case, very well maintained! Plenty of room for walkers + bikers with views of the Cannon River. :)  more »
  • While this trail is often thought of as only for bikes, you can walk on it. There are many places to access the trail and in the town of Cannon Falls the trail runs next to the river. Close the falls ...  more »
  • Hubby and I rode from the Cannon Falls Trail Head Downtown to Downtown Welch and back yesterday Oct 23. About 20 miles total. It was a pleasant easy ride eastward to Welch (downhill). The trail was in...  more »
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