Trails & Parks

5718-Joh-Rich-Park-Red-Wing-MnLocated in the picturesque Mississippi River Valley, Red Wing is a playground for young and old alike. Our 38 community and neighborhood parks offer beautiful spots to stroll, run or to sit and enjoy watching boats make their way along the river. Many parks offer picnic areas that make a perfect setting for relaxing and group gathering venues that are perfect for family picnics, reunions, and weddings.

Our many trails are picture-perfect places to get out and be healthy. Bike, walk, run, cross-country ski or rollerblade the nearly 20 mile Cannon Valley Trail or enjoy hiking Barn Bluff for stunning views of the river valley. Memorial Park has great hiking, mountain biking and cross-country skiing trails, plus a great 9-hole disc golf course.

Explore Red Wing’s many trails and parks with a Park Naturalist; they host free events all summer long.  Events include educational hikes up Barn Bluff, nature walks, animal  programs, bird watching, survival skills, and more. Have a group vising town? You can arrange a private program, just contact the park naturalist for more information: parknaturalist@ci.red-wing.mn.us.  You can find more information on their website: http://www.red-wing.org/341/Park-Naturalist-Program or on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/redwingparknaturalist/