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River Trail

Intermediate

Trail

1.0 mile 1.7 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 79' 24 m
Descent: -111' -34 m
High: 799' 243 m
Low: 723' 220 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 21% (12°)

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Trail shared by Kevin Killingbeck

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A short rocky, up and down trail providing beautiful overlooks of the St. Croix River.

Kevin Killingbeck

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Wildflowers · Wildlife

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Starting near the entrance of the glacial potholes area, the River Trail will lead you up on top of the cliffs of the St. Croix River and through the rocky, rolling terrain all while providing amazing overlooks of the river.

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Sep 22, 2019
Erica Lee
Hiked with Danielle (river trail and railroad trail and glacier potholes) 3.2mi
Sep 22, 2018
Ben Bacome
2.7mi
Aug 18, 2018
William Hardy
Jul 28, 2018
Natasha Zajicek
Jul 16, 2018
Kim Ehlert
Oct 19, 2017
Tony S
Sep 10, 2017
Dawn Peterson
Jun 8, 2017
Mick Eichten
1.5mi

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  4.1 from 7 votes

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This is an example of the rocky terrain you'll encounter on River Trail.
Mar 15, 2017 near Shafer, MN
The mighty St. Croix River flows through the towering cliffs lining its banks.
Mar 15, 2017 near Saint C…, WI
Enjoy great views of the St. Croix River from overlooks along the River Trail.
Mar 15, 2017 near Saint C…, WI
Towering cliffs constrain this section of the St. Croix River.
Mar 15, 2017 near Saint C…, WI
St. Croix River in winter
Feb 21, 2019 near Shafer, MN

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