Blue Earth River State Water Trail

River location map


South Central MN; Blue Earth and Faribault Counties

DNR Parks and Trails
Southern Regional Office
(507) 359-6067


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The Blue Earth River runs north through Faribault and Blue Earth counties before the confluence with the Minnesota River near Mankato.

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The current below the dam down to the LeSeuer River can be unpredictable depending on water levels, with whirlpools and a strong flow in high water, and riffles to Class I rapids. About rapids classes.

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