The towns of Mazeppa, Zumbro
Falls, Hammond, Millville and Kellogg sit on the banks
of the Zumbro River. The valley covers approximately
The Valley covers approximately 263 sq. miles and 1,019
people live in these small towns.
Entrances off major highways
are found at Zumbrota (pop. 3,252), which marks the
west entrance to the Valley from Hwy. 52, the main artery
between Minneapolis/St. Paul and Rochester, Minnesota.
Visitors can also enter the Valley from Wabasha
(pop. 2,521), which sits at the intersection of Hwy.
61the Great River Roadand Hwy 60.
Hwy. 60 is a delight for motorcyclists!
It runs for 39 miles through the Valley to connect Hwy.
52 to the Great River Road.
Secondary county roads criss-cross
the Valley, climbing down steep ravines and back up
again. Plainview (pop. 3,340) sits on high ground three
miles from the Valley on Cty. Rd. 4, a new road that
runs north and south to connect Hwy 42 to Lake City.
All in all, visitors to this corner of southeastern
Minnesota are never more than 15 minutes away from spectacular