Whether you’re seeking solitude, celebrating time together or reconnecting with friends, visitors entering the Rushford Peterson Valley soon discover the incredible scenery that inspires sightseeing and sight-doing. Afoot, afloat, astride, on wheels or runners, select from a range of silent sports for varied ability levels along the Root River Water Trail and Root River State Bike Trail.
If history and heritage are whispering, immerse yourself in our museums, local festivities and events throughout the seasons, and downhome community culture. Visitor Centers are found at the Peterson Station Museum and Rushford Historic Depot Museum. Leave your tensions behind as you chose to explore shops and neighborhoods, photograph scenic beauty from overlooks, scout meandering country roads, breathe country-fresh air, pamper yourself with a massage, challenge yourself with a hillside climb, experience the thrill of sighting a rare bird in the wild, or relax in a comfy chair at the water’s edge.
Enjoy the scenery and take a drive or bike ride throughout the historic bluff country roads and scenic byways. There are plenty of miles to cover and the Rushford Peterson Valley is central to many other great communities along the Root River Trail.