• Root River State Trail

  • Looking for a great place to spin your wheels?

    Biking lovers rave about the spectacular paved Root River State Trail that winds 42 miles through the valley with Lanesboro at its heart.  It also connects up with the Harmony Preston Valley State Trail for an additional 18 paved miles.

    These trails run along an abandoned railroad bed through towering 300-foot limestone bluffs, forestlands, river, rolling fields and pure inspiration. Experience Fillmore County's rural landscape and abundant wildlife including wild turkeys, deer, hawks, and turkey vultures. Rattlesnakes can occasionally be found on rock outcrops, along the river bottoms, or sunning themselves on the trail.

    Historical buildings and rural communities along the trail provide sites of interest as well as many services. Campgrounds, bed-and-breakfasts, restaurants, museums, outfitters and unique stores can be found in many of the trail towns.

    Cyclists, in-line skaters, hikers and cross-country skiers enjoy these Premier Trails year round!

  • Trail Update (4.6.18) 

    Watch for gravel surface before spring trail paving completed

    Bridge replacements are complete between Old Barn Resort and the City of Lanesboro. The trail is open in the area but use caution as a gravel surface is in place until spring paving can occur.


  • Root River Bike Trail