2022 Friends of the Hennepin Canal Hike Schedule

You need not be a member of the Friends to join us in any of the hikes. There is no fee for the hikes. Hikes are scheduled for the 3rd Sunday of the month, starting at 1:30, except when noted by * We ask that you dress weather appropriately. For more detailed...

Holiday Letter, 2021

Dear Friends of the Hennepin Canal, As we celebrate this holiday season, we wish you and yours peace and good will. As with much of the world, the COVID Pandemic has taken a toll on our organization. Some of our members were infected by the virus, the rest of us were...
Hike the Canal – Press Release

Hike the Canal – Press Release

The Friends of the Hennepin Canal will be sponsoring its monthly Hike the Hennepin Canal outing on Sunday, May 15 Hike Route: The Friends of the Hennepin Canal will be holding their monthly Hike the Canal outing on Sunday, May 15. This month’s hike will be from Lock 6...

Devoted to preservation

STERLING – A man who loved the Hennepin Canal in childhood, then devoted his career to preserving the 105-mile national landmark, has retired after 3 decades of working to transform the abandoned shipping route into a recreational state park. Steve Moser grew up along...