The Pine River flows gently through jack pine forests and quiet water. The lake and hill country in this area illustrate classic glacial landforms. The river flows through several lakes, including Norway Lake and the Whitefish chain. River width ranges from 25 to 150 feet. There are only a few rapids, and they are Class I at most water levels. About rapids classes. Tell me more about this river's landscape, wildlife, and history.
Public Water Access Closure
Half Moon Landing on the Mississippi River is closed until further notice. This Public Water Access is about 8 miles downstream from the confluence of the Pine River and Mississippi, on the right hand side.
(Updated Aug. 7, 2018)
Local contact and map
Cass and Crow Wing Counties, north central Minnesota
Contact DNR Parks and Trails Brainerd Area Office: (218) 833-8710.