- AUTO TOURING
- WILDLIFE VIEWING
Mississippi National River & Recreation Area, MN
National Park Service
In the middle of a bustling urban setting, this 72 mile river park offers quiet stretches for fishing, boating and canoeing. Other spots are excellent for birdwatching, bicycling and hiking. And there are plenty of visitor centers that highlight the history and science of the Mississippi River. If you are interested in the Mississippi, this is a great place to start.
Address:120 West Kellogg Boulevard
Established in 1988, the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area includes 72 miles of the Mississippi River stretching from the cities of Dayton and Ramsey to just south of Hastings, Minnesota.
Located in the middle of a bustling urban setting, the segment of the river flowing through the park has always been of major significance as a spiritual site, a place for recreation, and a tourist attraction.