Snake Creek Trail

Snake Creek Trail

Located in the Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood State Forest, the Snake Creek Trail stretches 13 miles through bluff country in southeastern Minnesota. This wooded trail climbs 300 feet along the Snake Creek Valley with stunning scenic overlooks. Sections of the trail reach to the bedrock and have challenging outcroppings and cobbles. The Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood State Forest is classified as LIMITED. This trail is provided and maintained by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

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Wabasha County

From Kellogg: approximately 4 miles south on Hwy 61, users can access unit from 608th St. There is an access sign. Follow road until reaching the lot.

  • Minnesota DNR Parks & Trails
  • Rochester
  • 507-206-2847
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13 miles

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