The water trail users are provided with opportunities to learn about the value of water resources, cultural heritage and boating skills and outdoor ethics.
Mississippi River Challenge- Paddle It Protect It
The Mississippi National Recreation River works with the Friends of the Mississippi River to host an annual Mississippi River Challenge, an event to raise money for a cleaner, healthier river.
Opportunities to Explore
Chattahoochee Summer Program
The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area hosts a number of events throughout the summer to get people on the water with a ranger, to learn about the plants and animals along the river, or to teach children how to fish.
Boating Skills and Outdoor Ethics
Wilderness Inquiry Programs
The Mississippi National Recreation Area has partnered with Urban Wilderness Canoe Adventures to connect the urban youth from the Twin Cities area of Minnesota with the Mississippi River.