The Root River Trail System

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.

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MN Trout Capital Preston Minnesota
Bluffscape Amish Tours
Lanesboro Area Chamber of Commerce
Cottage House Inn
Burdey's Cafe | Peterson MN
Explore Minnesota Tourism
Highway 16 Scenic Byway