Cottonwood River State Water Trail

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Location

South Central MN; Brown County


DNR Parks and Trails
Southern Regional Office
507-359-6067


 

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The canoeable portion of this river begins in Springfield and ends 58 river miles later when it empties into the Minnesota River near New Ulm.

Carved out some 10,000 years ago, the steep slopes are now saturated with maple, basswood, and hackberry trees, with oak and red cedar on the sunny side.

Learn more about this area. (State Highway 4 to LeSueur)

There are no major rapids. About rapids classes.



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