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    Top Spots in and near Spring Valley

    • Colfax, Wisconsin

      Hike the Hoffman Hills Outer Loop

      4.2 mi / 577 ft gain
      Hoffman offers convenient parking; there is one large lot, and one for overflow. There are trails that are easy, moderate, and difficult.  All of the trails however, are uphill.  Most of them end at the viewing tower, which showcases Wisconsin, and the beauty that goes along with it.  A very rewa...
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    • Stockholm, Wisconsin

      Hike to the Top of Maiden Rock Bluff

      5.0
      1 mi / 400 ft gain
      It's easy to spot Maiden Rock Bluff as you drive along Highway 35: the 400-foot-tall limestone cliff extends for nearly a mile. Getting to the top is also easy. Begin by turning onto County Road E - a twisting, narrow road that leads straight up. Once you're at the top, keep an eye out for Long L...
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    • Red Wing, Minnesota

      Hike Barn Bluff

      3.0
      2.05 mi / 340 ft gain
      Barn Bluff in Red Wing, Minn., is an enjoyable and easily-accessible hike. Even at a slow pace, it takes just 30-45 minutes to reach the peak.There is ample parking on 5th Street near the Barn Bluff sign. Take the stairs to the trail head. From there, you'll have a few trail options:1) South Trai...
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    • Hudson, Wisconsin

      Hike to Willow Falls

      4.2
      3 mi
      This trip through Willow River State Park shows off beautiful views of Little Falls Lake and Willow River on your way to the falls. In the spring, wildflowers won't disappoint. An overall scenic and rewarding hike.
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    • Hudson, Wisconsin

      Burkhardt Trail to Willow Falls Overlook via Pink Trail

      2.16 mi / 259 ft gain
      Burkhardt Trail to Willow Falls Overlook via Pink Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Hudson, Wisconsin.
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    • Hastings, Minnesota

      Hike the Afton State Park Trail

      3.6
      3.5 mi / 740 ft gain
      This diverse, 2,702-acre park has trails for both day hikers and backpackers – some with scenic views of the St. Croix River, others which drop into quiet ravines. For the best views of the valley, explore off-trail, where you may find hidden bluffs with panoramic views.The park also offers horse...
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    • Hastings, Minnesota

      Vermillion Falls

      4.5
      0.8 mi / 56 ft gain
      Begin in the Old Mills parking lot located on 18th Street E. Head south along the paved trail running parallel to the railroad tracks. This trail is part of a 10-mile loop that leads out of the park and past the banks of the Mississippi. In approximately ½ mile, you’ll cross a long, wooden bridge...
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    • Welch, Minnesota

      Paddle the Cannon River

      5.0
      If you want a quiet, secluded paddle, this may not be the adventure for you. The Cannon River is a very popular destination in the summer months for groups of canoers, kayakers and tubers. Drinking on the river is not discouraged.Book a reservation with Welch Mill. They provide shuttle service, l...
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    • Welch, Minnesota

      Bike the Cannon Valley Trail

      4.0
      19.7 mi / -115 ft gain
      There are multiple entry points to the Cannon Valley Trail along the 19.7 miles of paved path that connect the towns of Cannon Falls and Red Wing. Because the trail requires a $4 daily pass, pick your entry point next to a Wheel Pass station. The most elaborate entry point is via the town of Welc...
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    • Cottage Grove, Minnesota

      Hike the Grey Cloud Dunes Scientific and Natural Area Loop

      3.8
      3 mi / 110 ft gain
      Grey Cloud Dunes Scientific and Natural Area, the largest intact prairie system located within the Twin Cities, is home to a number of rare plants and animals. The SNA has no marked or maintained trails, but there are a few well-worn footpaths that create an easy-to-follow three mile loop through...
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    • Marine on Saint Croix, Minnesota

      Riverside Trail Loop

      5.0
      2.66 mi / 272 ft gain
      From the Visitor Center Parking lot follow the Riverside Trail along the side of the lot and down the main road. You will go under the bridge and while walking next to the road you can see great views of Lake Alice. When you reach the bottom of the hill, turn right to walk alongside the lake. On ...
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    • Marine on Saint Croix, Minnesota

      Camp at William O'Brien State Park

      Roughly an hour north of the Minneapolis-Saint Paul Metro, is William O’Brien State Park. Located on the Saint Croix River, this park is a great place for just getting away from the city lights and into nature. The park has two campgrounds, which are the Savanna and Riverway campgrounds. Eac...
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    • Osceola, Wisconsin

      Explore Cascade Falls

      5.0
      Cascade Falls is a must-stop if you are passing through Osceola, Wisconsin. The falls can be accessed on Cascade Street (Highway 35) near 1st Avenue in downtown Osceola. You will see a sign for the Falls at the deck by Chief Osceola. Continue down the 135 steps that lead from this platform down t...
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    • Dresser, Wisconsin

      Hike the Osceola Bedrock Glades Loop

      2.2 mi / 59 ft gain
      Just a short hike to the waterfall, this is a great spot to pull off on your way to the Park with many other trails to spend a whole day on if you wish to stay off the beaten path.  Getting there:  Going North through Osceola on HWY 35 Turn left on River Rd (county Rd S) For 1 mile. There is a sm...
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    • Dresser, Wisconsin

      Summit Rock, River Bluff and Echo Canyon Loop

      1.29 mi / 269 ft gain
      Summit Rock, River Bluff and Echo Canyon Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Dresser, Wisconsin.
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    • Taylors Falls, Minnesota

      Explore Interstate State Park

      4.3
      3 mi
      Situated on top of a series of craggy bluffs, Interstate State Park is a small park that offers amazing views of the St. Croix River gorge. With a pine forest ecosystem usually only found a hundred miles north of the park, the lichen encrusted rocks and spring wildflowers offer the Northwoods exp...
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