The Root River Trail System

Enjoy our new  Root River Trail System brochure . . .

Root River Trail Towns creates Friends of the Trail

To help RRTT expand our offerings and promotional activities we hope you will join us as "Friends of the Trail." The following are suggested donation amounts:

  • $25 for individuals
  • $35 for families
  • $50 for businesses.

Friends of the Trail will receive a quarterly newsletter though Constant Contact and a link to our Facebook page to keep you informed of upcoming events.

For more information, click here to view our press release document (PDF).

Welcome to the website of the Root River Trail System, an online guide to Southeast Minnesota's premier recreational trail system, The Root River and Harmony-Preston Valley Trails. This 60-mile paved trail network meanders along the Root River amid 300-foot bluffs, attracting thousands of outdoor enthusiasts each season.

This website is a comprehensive directory of services available trailwide, from Fountain on the west, to Houston on the east, to Harmony on the south. You will also find information about the communities along the trail. Please use the links above to explore this site.

Click here for information about advertising on this website.

  Trail Conditions

Geneva's Hideaway & Ice Cream Shop
Lanesboro Area Chamber of Commerce
Amish Backroads Tour
Explore Minnesota Tourism
Highway 16 Scenic Byway