The Wild & Scenic Rum River

Rum River photo


The Rum River was added to Minnesota's Wild & Scenic Rivers Program in 1978. The designated stretch extends along Mille Lacs, Sherburne, Isanti and Anoka counties.


The Rum River has segments in all three "wild", "scenic", and "recreational" classifications (see: general information on river classification).

Current status

The original management plan for this stretch of the Rum River was adopted in 1978.

Rum River Update

There is currently no Wild & Scenic Rivers planning process underway for the Rum River.


Water Trail Information

Questions, comments, ideas? Contact Dan Petrik, Land Use Specialist, 651-259-5697