Rolling, forested bluffs and numerous accesses and rest areas make this segment of the Mississippi River popular for day-long canoe trips. The river flows through riffles and across many sandbars, where you can relax and enjoy flat-water paddling. This section of the Mississippi is designated as a wild and scenic river. There are no major rapids. About rapids classes. Tell me more about this river's landscape, wildlife, and history.
Mississippi River Water Trail sections and maps:
Stearns, Benton, Wright, Sherburne, Hennepin, and Anoka Counties, central Minnesota
Contact DNR Parks and Trails Central Regional Office: (651) 259-5748.