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Update: Cannon Valley Trail closed from Welch to Red Wing

A sign turns away trailgoers at the Cannon Valley Trail access in Red Wing. The trail was closed Friday, Sept. 23, in response to heavy rainfall Wednesday night. (photo by Kit Murray)

A portion of Cannon Valley Trail was closed Friday, Sept. 23, due to recent storms and heavy rainfall. The trail will reopen once flood water recedes.

The trail is closed from Welch to Red Wing. The trail head in Cannon Falls also was closed; the trail can be accessed off of Cannon River Avenue near the softball fields.

The trail is open to bicyclists from Cannon Falls to Welch, but the Welch station is closed for parking.

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Kit Murray

Kit Murray joined Red Wing Republican Eagle in Aug. 2016, covering government, transportation and public safety. She is a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead with a degree in photojournalism and philosophy. 

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