This segment of the river is gentle, seldom interrupted by rapids. This stretch is designated as a Wild and Scenic River. The area is also rich in Minnesota history, and offers some of the most impressive landscapes in southwestern Minnesota. There is a class I rapids at Patterson's Rapids near Renville County Park. About rapids classes. Tell me more about this river's landscape, wildlife, and history.
Minnesota River Water Trail sections and maps:
- Ortonville to Granite Falls (Map)
- Granite Falls to State Hwy 4 (Map)
- State Hwy 4 to LeSueur (Map)
- LeSueur to Fort Snelling (Map)
Yellow Medicine, Chippewa, Renville, Redwood, Nicollet, and Brown Counties, southwestern Minnesota
Contact DNR Parks and Trails Southern Regional Office: (320) 359-6067.