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Cannon River Video
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Cannon River Video: Cannon Falls to Welch

We love paddling our neighboring states, especially Minnesota’s driftless region. Here, we returned to the Cannon River to explore a section quite popular for canoeing, kayaking and tubing. With that in mind, do know that you’ll company along the…

Root River South Branch
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Root River: South Branch II

Preston Trailhead Park to Heron Road: A fantastic day trip on a narrow, often canopied river with plenty of delightful riffles, standing waves, and some very attractive outcrops. When you add it all up, it makes for a wonderful…

Cannon River
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Cannon River II

Cannon Falls to Welch: A bluff country paddle full of numerous riffles, gravel bars and island channels that cut through bluffed-valleys 300′ tall along the eastern edge of Minnesota’s Driftless region, this popular section of the Cannon River is…

Root River South Branch
★ ★ ★ ★

Root River: South Branch I

Highway 5 to Preston Trailhead Park: A truly beautiful daytrip whose incredible attributes outweigh its detractions, (nonstop riffles and light rapids in trout stream-clear water past stunning bluffs with exposed rock outcrops vs. many portages around downed trees and ducking…

Kawishiwi River
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Boundary Waters: Kawishiwi River

Kawishiwi Lake to Lake One: A quintessential canoe country trip that any paddler or outdoors lover should experience at some time in her life, the Boundary Waters is a special place that offers many rewards – an unspoiled landscape,…

Zumbro River
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Zumbro River Video

Seemingly endless standing waves (and a first-ever shuttle via ATV) highlight this beautiful section of Minnesota’s Zumbro River, another run that made our Best Paddles of 2015 list...…

Zumbro River
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Zumbro River

Zumbro Falls to Millville: The Zumbro River is a fun, occasionally riffly and easy-going paddle that cuts through the distant wooded bluffs of the beautiful Zumbro River Valley. Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Trip Report Date: June 1, 2015 Class…

Cannon River
★ ★ ★ ★

Cannon River I

Faribault to Dundas: A visit to one of the staples of Bluff Country, the Cannon River offers a variety of beautiful sights, including limestone cliffs, outcrops and a stunning old gristmill to end the trip. Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆…