Canoeing the Root River at Eagle Bluff

WARNING: Internet Mapping Sites and Personal GPS Units will take you on back roads that may be impassable. PLEASE use the driving directions recommended below. Visitors are asked to check in at the Schroeder Building.

Street Address

28097 Goodview Drive

Lanesboro, Minnesota 55949

Driving Directions

From the East:

 

  • Take State Highway 16 to Lanesboro.  
  • Go north on Highway 250 (Parkway Ave) for about 1/2 mile until you are approaching downtown.  
  • Turn left on County Road 8 (Between Root River Outfitters and Mrs. B's Inn) and travel 2 miles. 
  • Follow brown directional signs to turn right on County Road 21 (blacktop) and travel 1 1/4 miles. 
  • Turn right on Goodview Drive (newly blacktopped) and travel 2 1/2 miles to the Eagle Bluff Campus. 

 

From the North or South or West:

 

  • Take Highway 52 to Fountain.  
  • In Fountain follow brown directional signs to turn east on County Road 8 and travel 7 miles.
  • Turn left on County Road 21 (blacktop) and travel 1 1/4 miles. 
  • Turn right on Goodview Drive (newly blacktopped) and travel 2 1/2 miles to the Eagle Bluff Campus.

Eagle Bluff has 9 miles of hiking and 3 miles of groomed ski trails for you to enjoy (although feel free to ski on any of our hiking trails as well)!  A tour around Eagle Bluff's nearly 100 acres and across adjoining public lands will take you from river bottom to blufftop to tallgrass prairie. Trails are open dawn to dusk.