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Railroad Trail

Easy/Intermediate
 2.7 (3)

A wooded trail that follows an old rail line.


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Map Key

0.9

Miles

1.5

KM

Point to Point

897' 273 m

High

810' 247 m

Low

90' 28 m

Up

44' 13 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

8%

Max Grade (4°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding

Description

From the parking lot past the community center, you'll find the trail. The first quarter mile is separated from the highway by a veil of trees then turns up toward the hills. Cross a road and continue along at a even pace until you arrive at the Sandstone Bluffs Trail.

Contacts

Land Manager: WI DNR - Interstate Park

Shared By:

Russell Hobart

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  2.7 from 3 votes

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  2.7 from 3 votes
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#437

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#41,324

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Photos

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
The former Saint Paul & Duluth Railroad depot in Taylors Falls
May 18, 2022 near Shafer, MN
Sandstone layers along the trail near the old trestle site.
May 18, 2022 near Shafer, MN

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