If you are looking for adventure and some sight seeing while in town, check out these great hikes and parks. You can see some beautiful views and enjoy some outdoor time!
This trail brings you through the woods to the top of Barns Bluff where you can overlook the whole city of Red Wing and the Mississippi River. This is one of our most famous hikes!
Cannon Valley Trail
This trail was built on a former Chicago Great Western Railroad line that connected Red Wing, Cannon falls and Welch. You can take in a lot of scenery and peace and quiet on this trail.
This trail winds up on Memorial Bluff and connects the parks up there as well. You can enjoy some time in the parks, overlook Red Wing, play disk golf or just enjoy the solitude.
Hay Creek Trail
This trail leads to a campground and runs along horse trails and a creek. You can stop and eat at Dressens Saloon at the campground or just enjoy the time in the woods.
Spring Creek Prairie
This is one of the most private and nature filled trails. You will see plenty of wildlife and be able to enjoy nature.
Frontenac State Park
This state park provides many options for hiking with seven trail options. You can overlook Lake Pepin, walk through prairies, go by the shores of the Mississippi River or even camp at their campsites.
AP Anderson Park
Each Lap= .8 Miles
This park is great for doing walking loops or bringing your dog to the dog park there too. This also connects to The Cannon Valley Trail.
Each Lap= .75 Miles
This walking path is right on The Mississippi River in downtown Red Wing. You can enjoy a picnic in the park or just watch the boats go by.