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Where to Stay
Lake City offers a variety of accommodations including quaint bed and breakfasts, lakeside vacation homes and deluxe motels and condominiums.
Where to Eat
From fresh baked artisan breads and restaurants featuring locally grown produce to superb family dining Lake City offers eateries to please anyone's palate with a wide spectrum of cuisine.
Handicapped Accessible - A 1 Mile handicapped accessible trail.
Self Guided - (2.5 Mile) Interpretive signs are located along the
park's two self-guided trails.
Hiking - (13 Mile) Park has full-range of trails from easy to moderate to challenging. Trails will take you through forested areas, along the bluff edge, through wooded ravines, across old fields and restored prairies, and through wetland riverine forests...a variety of landscapes. Wildflowers in spring as well as prairie flowers can be seen along the trails.
Paved Bike - (1 Mile)
Boardwalk - (800-Ft) The park has an 800-ft boardwalk that goes through a wetland riverine forest area.
Cross Country Skiing - 5.7 Mile) Easy to challenging trails. Trails are groomed in winter. Warming houses are located at the two trail heads.
Skate-Skiing - (Within 10 Mile of Park) 7.5 mi of skate-ski trail available near park.
Snowmobile - (5.5 Mile) Groomed trails connect with many miles of grant-in-aid trails.
Snowshoe - (Anywhere Except On Groomed Trails) Must stay off groomed ski trails.
Other - (8 Mile) Hiking trails available in winter.
825 Cannon River Ave, Lake City, MN
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The Cannon Valley Trail runs 19.7 miles from Red Wing to Cannon Falls and attracts close to 100,000 users a year. The Trail includes natural and cultural resources, scenic view sheds, rest areas, hiking, biking, inline skating and cross country skiing.
State Hardwood Forest
Red Wing, MN 55066
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17 miles of hiking trails with several loops, the shortest about 3 miles. Rugged; steep hills and valleys. Dense hardwood forest and long distance views of sparsely developed valley give a feeling of remoteness. Wild turkeys can be heard gobbling on spring mornings and occasionally during summer. Trout fishing in Hay Creek. Good fall color. Picnic area. Map available from DNR.