Kettle River: Banning State Park to Old Dam Site

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Banning State Park

Kettle River: Banning State Park to Old Dam Site is a 4.1 mile loop trail located near Finlayson, Minnesota that features a river. The trail is good for all skill levels and offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 4.1 miles Elevation Gain: 295 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

rock climbing

running

forest

river

wildlife

historic site

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muddy
rocky
21 days ago

Great trail. Lots of scenery along the river and cool history

1 month ago

Beautiful trails!!!

This trail is awesome, so much to do and see

thankful to have my ice cleats! it’s a mix of muddy and icy and right now.

Much more enjoyable in the spring or fall. The mosquitoes were horrible even with bug spray.

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bugs
rocky
10 months ago

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Sun Apr 21 2019

One of my favorite hikes! The waterfall in the summer is mesmerizing.

Mon Dec 03 2018

Great nearby ice climbing!

Sun Nov 25 2018

Did part of the hike starting from Sandstone town in early October 2018. Posted some photos... Very nice at the start of autumn!

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Mon Oct 29 2018

❤️❤️

Mon Sep 04 2017

Nice views. Easy terrain.

Thu Jun 08 2017

Beautiful trail system

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Mon Apr 18 2016

this is one of my favorites!!! lots of historic sites, not to mention if you go off trail just a bit there is GREAT easy rock climbing!!! I always feel like a kid again climbing around....

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