Red River of the North State Water Trail: Perley to Grand Forks

Red River of the North Water Trail
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The Red River of the North flows northward 550 miles from its source in Breckenridge, Minnesota to Lake Winnipeg in Canada. The designated segment of the river is 394 miles long, and forms most of the border between Minnesota and North Dakota. This river is generally slow moving and easy to navigate, although the river's flow fluctuates widely. There are no major rapids. About rapids classes. Tell me more about this river's landscape, wildlife, and history.

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Norman and Polk Counties, northwestern Minnesota
Contact DNR Parks and Trails Northwest Regional Office: (218) 308-2372.

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