The 20-mile Cannon Valley Trail from Cannon Falls to Red Wing through Welch is a remote trail between the meandering Cannon River and tall bluffs less than hour from the metropolitan area. The trail is highlighted by wildflowers often under the canopy of lush trees.
Le Sueur, Rice, Dakota and Goodhue counties.
CANNON RIVER CANOE ROUTE
126 miles from Lake Koronis to the Mississippi River
By Jim Umhoefer