Red River of the North: Perley to Grand Forks

River location map

Location

Northwestern MN; Norman and Polk Counties


DNR Parks and Trails
NW Regional Office
(218) 308-2372


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Red River riverside dam.

The Red River of the North flows northward 550 miles from its source in Breckenridge, Minnesota to Lake Winnipeg in Canada.

The designated segment of the river is 394 miles long, and forms most of the border between Minnesota and North Dakota.

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This river is generally slow moving and easy to navigate, although the river's flow fluctuates widely. There are no major rapids. About rapids classes.

 

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