Mississippi Discovery Pack
Check out a FREE, fun Mighty Mississippi Discovery Backpack at three Metro river parks. 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!
The "Group Pack" includes activities and supplies specially designed to help groups of 10-20 people have fun and learn while exploring along the Mississippi River while the small group Discovery Backpacks are great for families, friends and individuals.
Mighty Mississippi Discovery Backpacks are part of the Mighty Mississippi Passport program. Use the backpack and earn your Junior Ranger badge!
Call any check-out site for more information.
Check-out Mighty Mississippi Discovery Backpacks at:
Mississippi River Visitor Center (National Park Service)
in the lobby of the Science Museum of Minnesota
120 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul 651-293-0200
Fort Snelling State Park
1 Post Road, St. Paul 612-725-2724
North Mississippi Regional Park
4900 Mississippi Court, Minneapolis 763-693-7693
Did You Know?
At Lake Onalaska, near LaCrosse WI, the Mississippi River is about 4 miles wide. The combination of water held behind Lock and Dam #7 and water held by damming the Black River form this broad reach of the Mississippi River.