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Cannon River Wilderness Area


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Cannon River Wilderness Area Map (PDF)

Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Map (PDF)

Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Plan (PDF)

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  1. Camp Site
  2. Canoe Launch to the Cannon River
  3. Hiking Trail
  4. Horseback Trails
  5. Picnic Shelters
  6. Restrooms
The Cannon River Wilderness Area consists of approximately 850 acres of wooded river valley. The Wilderness Area is located four miles north of Faribault and extends along both sides of the Cannon River to a point about five miles south of Northfield.

Cannon River Wilderness Area features are as follows:
  •     Five miles of hiking and horseback trails
  •     Picnic area complete with a shelter
  •     Modern toilet facilities (May through October)
  •     Wood beam footbridge built across the Cannon River
  •     Four primitive campsites
  •     Canoe launch to the Cannon River