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River Trail

Intermediate
 3.9 (10)

A short rocky, up and down trail providing beautiful overlooks of the St. Croix River.


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Map Key

1.0

Miles

1.7

KM

Point to Point

799' 243 m

High

723' 220 m

Low

79' 24 m

Up

111' 34 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

21%

Max Grade (12°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

Starting near the entrance of the glacial potholes area, the River Trail will lead you up on top of the cliffs of the St. Croix River and through the rocky, rolling terrain all while providing amazing overlooks of the river.

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Shared By:

Kevin Killingbeck

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  3.9 from 10 votes

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  3.9 from 10 votes
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#10,696

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This is an example of the rocky terrain you'll encounter on River Trail.
Mar 15, 2017 near Shafer, MN
The mighty St. Croix River flows through the towering cliffs lining its banks.
Mar 15, 2017 near Saint C…, WI
Enjoy great views of the St. Croix River from overlooks along the River Trail.
Mar 15, 2017 near Saint C…, WI
Towering cliffs constrain this section of the St. Croix River.
Mar 15, 2017 near Saint C…, WI
St. Croix River in winter
Feb 21, 2019 near Shafer, MN

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May 17, 2022
Bruce Hope
Apr 26, 2021
David Schultz
Aug 27, 2020
Anna H
Jun 12, 2020
Rebecca Forsyth
Dec 31, 2019
Ian Lewis
1mi — 7h 50m
Sep 22, 2019
Erica Lee
Hiked with Danielle (river trail and railroad trail and glacier potholes) 3.2mi
Sep 22, 2018
Ben Bacome
2.7mi
Aug 18, 2018
William Hardy