Canoe Trails of Pool 9

Paddling the Pool 9 canoe trails
Ready for a paddling adventure on the upper Mississippi River? With its maze of islands, channels and backwaters, Pool 9 offers canoe trails for paddlers at moderate skill levels. Paddling the canoe trails is a great way to connect with nature and with friends. Just be sure to use a water trail map to assist you in navigating.

Reno Bottoms canoe trails
The trail is located off Highway 26 east of Reno, Minnesota. There are three launch points along the trail.

  • Millstone Landing to Visger’s Landing: 3 miles (1-2 hours)

  • Visger’s Landing to New Albin Landing: 4 miles (1-2 hours)

  • Spillway to Millstone Landing: 7 miles (2-4 hours)

  • Reno Bottoms to New Albin Landing: 14 miles (4-8 hours)

Blue Heron canoe trails
The trail head is located on Army Road east of New Albin, Iowa. There are two launch points along the trail.

  • New Albin Boat Landing to Blackhawk Park: 3-mile trail (1-2 hours)

  • Blackhawk Park to Big Slough Landing: 7-mile trail (3-5 hours)

  • New Albin Boat Landing to Big Slough Landing: 10-mile trail (5-7 hours)

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