Hours: See our Operating Hours and Seasons page or call (651) 293-0200 for more information.
Telephone: (651) 290-4160
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. The headquarters' offices are closed on federal holidays.
The Comprehensive Management Plan was established and issued in 1995. It serves as the general management plan for the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area. The plan provides guidance for managing this area for 10-15 years.
Did You Know?
At Lake Itasca, the elevation of the Mississippi River is 1,475 feet above sea level. It drops to sea level at the Gulf of Mexico. More than half of that drop occurs within the state of Minnesota.