• Welcome to Visit Hastings MN!

    Explore and enjoy a picturesque river town rich in history. Hastings has it all including 30 miles of scenic bike trails, numerous birding hot spots, a charming historic downtown, arts, entertainment and more! Only 20 minutes from the Twin Cities, Hastings is the perfect getaway not too far away from home.

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    Every Day is Beautiful in Green Valley

    With a wide variety of events and opportunities, Green Valley has something to offer everyone. Celebrate the fun of the Minnesota State Fair with us each summer. Enjoy a scenic stroll through our many parks or play a round of golf at one of our three courses. Have your picture taken with the World’s Largest Owl and marvel at all the beautiful outdoor murals throughout the town.

    Our community offers a thriving economy, superb schools, traditional values, faith and fellowship, helpful services, and many entertainment options. Green Valley is truly the ideal place for new ventures and new growth because every day is abeautiful day.

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  • Hastings has 30 miles of paved bike trails for cyclists of all skill levels to enjoy!  In June of 2017, the Vermillion River Greenway will open offering a 10 mile loop around the city.  Hastings Bike trails are part of the MRT, connect to the new Spring Lake Park and will soon offer a trail directly to Prescott!

  • As the first official Bird City in Minnesota, Hastings is a perfect location for birding opportunities. The City Parks & Recreation Department manages 33 sites considered to be birding hot spots and the annual Bird Festival at Carpenter Nature Center is known as one of the best things to do in MN on Earth Day.

  • Dave Youngren is a talented Hastings photographer who provided many of the photographs on this website. His passion for the community shines through his work which is prominently displayed in local businesses and through his three Facebook pages: Hastings Bridge Watch, A Day In The Life Of The Leduc Mansion and Photo of the Day By Younger Photograph. Check out the Arts and Entertainment page to learn more about Youngren's work in the Artist corner.

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