Trail Length

19.7 miles

Trail Start and End Details

Cannon Valley Trail connects the cities of Cannon Falls, Welch, and Red Wing in southeastern Minnesota, with trail access at each city.

Description and Tips

Cannon Valley Trail is built on a former Chicago Great Western Railroad line, and runs through diverse and beautiful scenery along the Cannon River. Panoramic views of the valley, overhanging cliffs, and wetlands will reward you as you descend 115 feet from Cannon Falls to Red Wing. Access to the trail costs $5 per day or $25 for the season. You’ll find amenities in each city, and a bike fix-it station at Welch.

Submitted By

Mandy Meyer