Plan A Field Trip
The Urban Wilderness Canoe Adventures
Big River Journey
Journey to the Falls
Journey to the Falls (JTF) is an integration of river and classroom experiences featuring historical and literacy activities. JTF connects students with the history and resources of Saint Anthony Falls and the Mississippi River in the Minneapolis area.
Mississippi River Visitor Center
We offer a variety of formal educational programs at the Mississippi River Visitor Center focused towards school students. Check our listing of school group programs to see what might be of interest.
Fort Snelling State Park (Partner Site)
Fort Snelling state park’s education programs focus on the resources that are found at the park. Program subjects are natural resource preservation, wildlife, plants, geology, history and cultural heritage.
For more information on planning a field trip, e-mail Brian Goodspeed or call 651-293-8414.
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.