South of Red Wing in the Richard J Dorer Memorial Hardwood State Forest, the Hay Creek Trails consist of several interconnecting horseback riding loops totaling 17 miles. The horseback riding trails can be rugged and steep and are very remote.
Driving Directions: From Red Wing, head south on State Route 58 for 6.7 miles, passing through the town of Hay Creek. Turn right onto Hay Creek Trail Road and travel 1.3 miles to the trailead.
Overall, Hay Creek Trails is the 10th most popular horse trail of all 12 horseback rides in Minnesota.