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Cannon River State Water Trail

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Southeastern MN; Le Sueur, Rice, Dakota, and Goodhue Counties

DNR Parks and Trails
Central Regional Office
(651) 259-5841


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Bounded by rolling hills, high bluffs, farmland and woods in its upper reaches, this river enters a broad gorge below Cannon Falls.

There are a variety of wildlife and sightseeing opportunities.

The Cannon is designated as a wild and scenic river.

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There are few rapids; none are difficult (Class I). About rapids classes.

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