• Mississippi National River and Recreation Area


    National River & Recreation Area Minnesota

Big River Journey: Mailing List

Selection of schools for spring field trips is made by lottery held each fall. To receive flyers announcing lottery and mailings about other Big River Journey opportunities, please send, fax, or e-mail your name, school, complete address, phone, fax, and e-mail to:

Mississippi National River and Recreation Area
Brian Goodspeed
Suite 105
111 Kellogg Blvd. East
St. Paul, MN 55101-1256
Fax: 651-290-3214

Flyers announcing spring opportunities are sent out after Labor Day with lottery selection held in mid-October.

Did You Know?

Coon Rapids Dam

Over 600 men worked around the clock using hand tools, horses and coal powered shovels to build the original Coon Rapids Dam in 1913. The dam was rebuilt between 1995 and 1997.