The Cedar River's state water trail route was designated for about 25 miles from the village of Lansing (north of Austin at County Road 2) to the Minnesota-Iowa border. Under the Minnesota DNR's state water trail program, more than 4,400 miles of mapped routes throughout the state are available for canoeists and kayakers.

Water Trail Guide to the Cedar River

News Release- 6/20/12 State Water Trail Kickoff
News Release- 6/17/11 Cedar River Designated as a State Water Trail