Chippewa River State Water Trail

Chippewa River
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The Dakota called this river Maya-waka-wapan, or "remarkable river with steep places." Heavily wooded banks meander through farmland, and numerous bluffs - some 150 to 200 feet high - add to the beauty of the river. Considered to be family friendly, it is primarily a flat water river with some riffles and Class I rapids. About rapids classes. Tell me more about this river's landscape, wildlife, and history.

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Swift and Chippewa Counties, southwestern Minnesota
Contact DNR Parks and Trails Southern Regional Office: (320) 796-2161.

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