• Mississippi National River and Recreation Area

    Mississippi

    National River & Recreation Area Minnesota

2009 Big River Art Contest Winners

Below are the winning entries from the 2009 Big River Journey Art Contest. Each piece of art displays the student's knowledge of and appreciation for the Mississippi River. Congratulations to all contest participants for your wonderful work.

 
The Big River Art Contest occurs annually, with entries due and winners chosen near to the end of the school year. The contest is open to all 4th - 6th grade students. Get more information on how to enter next year's contest.
 
 

Did You Know?

Lock and Dam Number 1 from a long distance.

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.