• Mississippi National River and Recreation Area


    National River & Recreation Area Minnesota

Journey to the Falls: Links

Forest Fields and Falls
Minnesota Historical Society

Minnesota Historical Society Photo Database
Minnesota Historical Society

Teaching with Historic Places – Wheat Farms, Flour Mills and Railroads: A Web of Interdependence
National Park Service

Minneapolis-Hennepin County Library: Minneapolis Collection
Hennepin County

From Site to Story-Minneapolis Riverfront Archaeology
Minnesota Archeology

Engineering the Falls
United States Army Corps of Engineers

Education Resources and Games for Kids
United States Army Corps of Engineers

St. Anthony Falls Area Bridges – Photos, History, Descriptions
Minneapolis Riverfront District

Big River Journey Art Contest
National Park Service

Big River Journey Art Gallery
National Park Service

Did You Know?

Itasca, Headwaters of the Mississippi River

The river is so shallow at Lake Itasca that children can walk across the Mississippi. Between Governor Nicholls Wharf and Algiers Point in New Orleans, the Mississippi is more than 200 feet deep.