This trail passes through a scenic mix of tall grass prairies, maple and basswood forests, and oak savanna. Deer, fox, wild turkeys, beavers, partridge, pheasant, and opossum can often be seen from the trail. Bald eagles nest along the Mississippi River and can be spotted just about year-round.
is more than a shopping hub selling quality merchandise. It’s home of Minnesota’s only authentic covered bridge, historic State Theatre, History Center, former Carnegie Library (Crossings), First Congregational United Church of Christ which is on the National Register of Historic Places, “Heritage of Promise” sculpture by Jeff Barber, Public Library and former Zumbrota Armory (now an apartment building). Professional services are downtown, as well.