Barn Bluff

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Barn Bluff is a gorgeous limestone bluff that juts up about 400 feet above the Mississippi river below, and about 200 feet above the nearby city of Red Wing. The back side of the bluff is densely forested, but much of the front side and top consist of a large grassy meadow, which naturally offers incredible views of Red Wing and the surrounding area!

This hike is short, but it can be steep in places, but the tough climb is well-worth the views!

This is also a very popular spot with rock climbers who enjoy the cliffs on the eastern end and northern side of the bluff.
Trail length: 4 miles
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  • Posted by Greg Heil on October 6, 2011
      

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    Reviews of Barn Bluff



    Reviewed by MNadventure on March 31, 2016

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    The drive was well worth it! I make it a point to come to Barn Bluff at least once a year. Beautiful area to hike.
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    Reviewed by Greg Heil on October 6, 2011

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    Loved this hike! Easy to access, gorgeous terrain, beautiful woods, and awesome views... it's definitely a winner!
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    Barn Bluff 5.00 out of 5 based on 2 ratings. 2 user reviews.

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