Trout Valley Trail

Trout Valley Trail

This nine-mile trail in southeastern Minnesota climbs to the top of a steep, wooded ridge where two overlooks offer great views of the surrounding Trout, Whitewater and Mississippi River valleys. The Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood State Forest is classified as LIMITED. This is a multi-use trail and managed for ATV, OHM, mountain bike and horseback riding. Please use caution when riding. The trail is maintained by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

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Location

Winona County

From Winona, go 15 miles northwest on Hwy. 61, then 1.7 miles southeast on Co. Rd. 29.

  • Minnesota DNR Parks & Trails
  • Rochester
  • 507-206-2847
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Vehicles allowed

ATV ATV (class II allowed)

OHM OHM

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When open

OPEN - Users should use caution on the trails. The area experienced heavy rainfall recently. Trails could be muddy or there could be possible washouts.

Normal season:
5/1 to 11/1

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Difficulty & trail length

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9 miles

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Facilities

Kellogg

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Minneiska

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Winona

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