Where to go: Hiking along trail to walk-in tent sites and fishing platform will give best view of grasses and wildflowers.
What you'll see: Cottonwoods trees still have touches of gold & green, all other trees have turned to beautiful fall colors. False Sunflowers, Woodland Sunflowers, and Grasses like Big Bluestem, Prairie Dropseed and Cord Grass.
Also of interest: Biking paved trail offers scenic views of Red River. Benches located along trail allows you to rest, relax and enjoy the season.Last updated: October 22, 2014
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515 2nd Street Northwest
If traveling east on Highway 2, cross the Kennedy Bridge into East Grand Forks and take the first exit. Follow 4th Street NW to the parking lot for the Riverwalk Center mall, make a right turn and follow the avenue of flags to the park office. If traveling west, take a left turn at the intersection of Highway 2 and Highway 220 and follow DeMers Avenue to 4th Street NW. Take a right turn at Java Coffee and then a left turn into the parking lot for the Riverwalk Center mall and follow the avenue of flags to the park office.