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beautiful views

We enjoyed the variety of trails and vista points. I really like that they placed an American Flag... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
April M
East Bethel, Minnesota
Quit the hike but great views

Two of us hiked the trails to the top of Barn Bluff. Some areas are quite steep and can be a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A 350-foot cliff that was so named because of its resemblance to a barn.
Red Wing, MN
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed the variety of trails and vista points. I really like that they placed an American Flag atop the bluff. It provides a nice visual for where you were when you are back down. The trails were not marked that well, but it would...More

Thank April M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Two of us hiked the trails to the top of Barn Bluff. Some areas are quite steep and can be a workout. Most of the trail ways are smooth ground surface. Great views from the top. Average person could make it up and back down...More

1  Thank MNSandSeeker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to take a little day trip from Minneapolis to Red Wing. We hiked Barn Bluff. It is a very easy hike. The paths are well groomed and there are stairs. While it is easy to climb, there is a 300+...More

1  Thank Lyn K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to relax and enjoy nature. Being the family down. Great place for kids. After there is a winery close by.

Thank cmsell651
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Red Wing MN for its famous fall colours at the first Sunday of October 2018. One of the place to view the beauty of fall colours there is on the top or at the both ends (West Scenic Lookout and...More

1  Thank Dequan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hike was manageable and beautiful! The trail was a bit rough in a few places, due to some heavy rainfall in the area, but was still pretty easy to walk. The view is spectacular! Worth the walk!

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We hike the barn bluff trail to start off our day in Red Wing. It was not quite 3 miles and was well worth it. There are stairs to start off and in the middle of the hike. Once you get up to the top...More

2  Thank Jamie R
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This is an easy hike and lots of parking. The views are great. I recommend the east path. Bring bug spray!

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Nice park with beautiful views of the city and the river. Great for taking pictures. Nice place to bike or walk.

Thank Deb M
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We hiked up to Barn Bluff. Not an easy hike but not too strenuous. Beautiful views of the city of Red Wing, the surrounding area and the river!

Thank aketo51
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18 October 2018|
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Response from Jason M | Reviewed this property |
There is a park in red wing where you can drive to the top of a hill.
16 July 2016|
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Response from swimmerman277 | Reviewed this property |
About a half hour to an hour
Mark S
25 June 2016|
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Response from Todd E | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are permitted and there is a leash requirement.