• Mississippi National River and Recreation Area

    Mississippi

    National River & Recreation Area Minnesota

Historic Resources Study

The Historic Resources Study of the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area was developed cooperatively by the National Park Service, and the U.S. Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District in 2003. The historic resources study includes eight chapters, with areas of interest ranging from the early geology of the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area to the growth of many cities along the banks of the river.

Below are the eight chapter and supplements included in the historic resources study in PDF format. For more information, contact the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, (651) 290-4160.

 
 

Did You Know?

A slow and shallow section of Itaska.

At the headwaters of the Mississippi, the average surface speed of the water is 1.2 miles per hour. People typically walk 3 miles per hour.