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   Great River Bluffs Summer Fun Walk
Saturday, July 16
AVA Sanction ID #174000

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Registration:  Picnic Area
Register between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. and finish by 3 p.m.


Award, $8; IVV event book credit, $3; walk only, $2.
Vehicle permit required.

The Trail

Distance and trails: 

Sanctioned for 10km made up of shorter loops.

5km trail follows Hiking Club trail through woods and uphill to highway. There it goes into the scientific and natural area, which is an out and back to an overlook of the Mississippi River. Return through woods and some sunny prairie back to registration.  The second trail is a 5km lollipop trail that’s rolling hills as well as some flat and grassy spots. Includes a spur to an overlook of the lake. 

Event Award
Monarch Butterfly leather pin, $8; IVV event book credit, $3; walk only, $2.

We ask that you print the registration sheet linked below,
fill it out and bring it to the event along with your payment.
This will decrease the handling of money.
If you pay cash please bring exact change.
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State Park Vehicle Permit

A state park vehicle permit is required when you enter any state park. Daily permits cost $7.
An annual permit can be purchased for $35 and entitles you to an unlimited number of visits to
any and all Minnesota State Parks for 12 months after date of purchase.


Water and restrooms are available at the picnic shelter.
NSTT will offer a participant picnic throughout the day for a donation to cover costs.

Event Contacts

For more information call Wally Swanson, 507-362-8760.

For park info call 507-312-2650.

Getting There

43605 Kipp Dr., Winona.
The park is approximately 135 miles SE of the Twin Cities via Hwy 52 and I-90.
Park entrance is accessed off Co. Rd 3. Coming from the west or southeast, via I-90,
take exit 267 and follow park signs. Coming from Winona,
south on Hwy. 61 (just past mile marker 15), take a right on Co. Road 3
for four miles to the park entrance. Winona County.

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