Redwood River State Water Trail

map location of the Redwood River within Minnesota

Location

Southwestern MN; Redwood and Lyon Counties


DNR Parks and Trails
Southern Regional Office
(320) 796-2161


 

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The Redwood River originates near Ruthton, among the wind farms high atop the Buffalo Ridge. The elevation at its source makes the Redwood one of the flashiest rivers in the state.

The most canoeable portion of the river begins near Marshall and ends at Lake Redwood in Redwood Falls.

Those who wish to continue on to the Minnesota River will have to portage around the Lake Redwood Dam under the Highway 19 Bridge, re-entering in Alexander Ramsey Park.



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