Barn Bluff is the greatest hike in Red Wing Minnesota. This bluff towers 400 feet above the Mississippi River, and also overlooks Lake Pepin.
Parking is kind of a cluster and most people park on the side of the road. This will add a bit to your hike unless you go early in the morning or you get lucky with someone leaving as you arrive.
For a scenic drive and more hiking trails travel down the Great River Road for a day trip to Winona Minnesota.
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The new stairs to get to the trail are roped off and under construction. However, you can’t miss the dirt path not far down the road. This path will take you to the same hiking spots.
The Trail on the Greatest Hike in Red Wing
The new stairs to get to the trail are roped off and under construction. However, there is a dirt path taking you to the same spot just down the road.
There is a hill with an American flag and trails all around it. These were my favorite views. From up top you can watch a plethora of boats cruise up and down the river. The greenery is abundant in the summer and the fall is a great time to see the leaves change colors.
Rock Climbing Along the Greatest Hike in Red Wing
Many climbers come from all around to climb the many routes along the bluff.
As we walked along the trail we saw people enjoying the beautiful day. Some people even brought hammocks to relax in.
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