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. This location can be accessed by driving if you’d like to enjoy the events, but aren’t able to bike there. Feel free to bring lawn chairs and come to listen to the music. Social distancing will be observed and recommended.
Topics may include – Archeology, Geology, Native American Studies, Railroad History, Tree Talk, Wildflowers, or other Natural and Cultural programs.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be on site to provide information on the importance of Scientific and Natural Areas such as the Cannon River Turtle Preserve and share volunteer opportunities
InTandem will also be on site to entertain you with their music and singing.
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!