Mississippi Discovery Pack
Check out a FREE, fun Mighty Mississippi Discovery Backpack at Fort Snelling State Park. The Discovery Backpacks include everything needed to explore the park and the Mississippi River including activity cards, binoculars, magnifying lenses, bird calls, easy-to-use nature guides, and more!
Call Fort Snelling State Park at 612-725-2724 for more information. The Discovery Backpacks may be picked up at the Fort Snelling visitor center at 1 Post Road, St. Paul, MN.
(Please note that the Discovery Backpacks are no longer available at the Mississippi River Visitor Center or North Mississippi Regional Park.)
Did You Know?
The Mississippi River is approximately three feet deep at its headwaters at Lake Itasca and has an average surface speed of 1.2 miles per hour.