Voices of the Valley

Voices of the Valley, a Cannon Valley Trail interpretive program is planned to assist a visitor’s understanding and exploration of the Cannon River Valley and also provides educational and entertaining programs for Trail users. 

Programs take place on Saturdays during the months of  May through September from 11am-2pm  at Cannon Valley Trail Welch Station Access.  

Topics may include – Archeology, Geology, Native American Studies, Railroad History, Tree Talk, Wildflowers, or other Natural and Cultural programs.  

Watch here for 2020 Events!

May 30 & 31 – National Bike Month – CVT Challenge

This event will be held with support from the new Bike Cannon Falls Group to challenge bikers to ride the Cannon Valley Trail. Selfie Stations will be available so you can take a selfie and share with others how far you rode! There is no fee for this event, but registration is encouraged! More Details to come!


June 6 – CVT Open House – Free Biking for All!

The first Saturday in June is National Trail Day. Cannon Valley Trail will celebrate by hosting an Open House. We are still in the planning stage, but hope to bring entertainment and treats to our Welch Station Access. There will be FREE use of the Trail for all on June 6. Check back for more details!


Schedule is subject to change and weather permitting

These events are held at the Welch Station access,a beautiful spot located 9.6 miles on the trail from Cannon Falls and very near to Welch.

The address is 26674 144th Avenue Way-Welch, MN. 55089.

Local musicians enjoy sharing their talents with you, sit and listen a while. Refreshments are donated by area businesses.

Everyone is invited to these events, not just bikers. Please note throughout the season some Voices of the Valley programs may be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Everyone COME, and ENJOY! See you on the Trail!

Volunteers welcome!  If you have informational items or a talent you would like to share at Voices of the Valley. Contact the trail office at 507-263-0508 or @ info@cannonvalleytrail.com