Family fun riding the southern end of the Red Jacket Trail.

Cannon Valley Trail invites you to their open house and free pass day

Everyone rides the Cannon Valley Trail (CVT) for FREE, June 5th. If you are new to the CVT or it has been a while, this is the perfect time to come to Cannon Falls, MN, and enjoy the many activities and attractions in the area.

Entertainment at Cannon Valley Trail open house

Will include InTandem (Brenda Owens and Lee Mensinger) from 11:00-2:00. From the Cannon Valley. This duo performs a variety of folk, blues, roots, and Americana standards with vocal harmonies on guitars, mandolin, banjo, and ukulele.

Helpful Tips

Bike Safety Clinic at O’Gorman Rest, in Cannon Falls, from 1 to 3 p.m. Tom from Downtown Bike Shop in Northfield will be on-site for quick repairs, bike safety, and information using the self-repair station.

Discover Nature

RW Naturalists will be as WSA from 11 a.m. to  2 p.m. with activity sheets, information, and maps. Their goal is to encourage residents and visitors to explore, learn and take care of the natural spaces that make our county unique.

Or, take a selfie with one CVT “Picture Frames” while riding along the trail. Share it on Facebook or Instagram – #CVT

More Voice of the Valley Events are scheduled throughout the summer – Click Here!

About the Cannon Valley Trail

The Cannon Valley Trail is a 19.7-mile-long trail that runs through diverse and spectacular scenery on a former Chicago Great Western Railroad line. The trail connects the cities of Cannon Falls, Welch, and Red Wing in southeastern Minnesota.

Paralleling the Cannon River, the Trail offers glimpses and panoramas of the valley. There is a gradual descends of 115 feet in elevation from Cannon Falls to Red Wing.  Along the trail, pedal past overhanging cliffs and extensive wetland complexes for viewing. Throughout the year, nature’s seasonal changes are vividly displayed along the trail.

The Trail is open year-round for bicycling, in-line skating, skateboarding, similar wheeled recreational devices, hiking, walking, and cross country skiing.  Trail users age 18 or older must have a valid Wheel Pass when using the trail from April 1st – November 1st.

Have Fun!