Trail Recognitions

The Cannon Valley Trail Joint Powers and Staff work hard to make this a premier recreational and educational trail experience.

We are proud to have received the following recognitions and awards since our dedication as a Regional Trail on May 31, 1986

National Recreational Trail – 2018

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence – 2018, 2017

2018 & 2019 Best Trail by Southern Minn Scene Magazine

Goodhue County Health & Human Services “Step into Spring Mayor’s Challenge” – honorable mention – 2017

Red Wing Area Top Business Nominee – 2015

National Geographic / The Mississippi River Geo-tourism Program – 2014

Preservation Alliance of Minnesota Archaeology Award – 2006

Community Millennium Trail – 2000

North Star Bicycle Award for outstanding contributions in the area of Bicycle Facilitates Development – 1992

Land Water Conservation Fund Partnership Award -National Park Service Midwest Region – 1992