• Mississippi National River and Recreation Area


    National River & Recreation Area Minnesota

Elktoe Mussel

Elktoe (Alasmidonta marginata)
A large Elktoe mussel (Alasmidonta marginata) in a person's hands.

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Canoeists in the Mississippi River Gorge

A canoe trip in the Mississippi River Gorge between Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN feels like you are miles away from civilization even though you are in the center of a large metropolitan area.