Winter Use of the Trail

Winter activities allowed on the Cannon Valley Trail.

Cannon Falls :

  • From Mile #0 to Mile #3 in Cannon Falls, the trail will NOT be plowed or groomed.  Walking, fat-tire biking and snowshoeing are allowed as conditions allow.
  • From Mile #3 to Mile #8, near Welch, the trail is closed for bridge replacement project.

Welch Station Access to Red Wing :

The trail will be groomed for classic cross-country skiing and tracked for skate skiing and snowshoes.  NOTE: Cross Country skiers must have a MN DNR Ski Pass.

  • from Welch to Mile #15.4 in Red Wing
  • NO BIKES!

Red Wing :

  • From Mile #19.7/Old West Main Access in Red Wing to Mile # 17.4/Pepin Ave in Red Wing, the trail will be plowed for walking and all types of biking, including fat tire bikes.
  • From Mile # 17.4/Pepin Ave in Red Wing to Mile # 15/Cannon Bottom Road in Red Wing, the trail will be groomed for classic cross-country skiing,  skate-skiing, snowshoes, and fat tire bikes.
  • From Mile #15.4/Cannon Bottom Road in Red Wing to Mile #1/Ball-field and Ski Access in Cannon Falls, the trail will be tracked for classic cross-country skiing, skate skiing and snowshoeing.  NO BIKES!