Otter Tail River State Water Trail

Otter Tail River
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The Otter Tail River begins in Elbow Lake in Becker County, and encounters a number of lakes as it flows westward. At Breckenridge, the river joins with the Red River of the North, and together they form the Minnesota-North Dakota boundary. There are no major rapids. About rapids classes.

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Becker, Otter Tail, and Wilkin Counties, west central Minnesota
Contact DNR Parks and Trails Northwest Regional Office: (218) 308-2372.

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