• Mississippi National River and Recreation Area


    National River & Recreation Area Minnesota

Our Staff & Offices

Visitor Center

Located in the lobby of the Science Museum of Minnesota.
120 W. Kellogg Blvd.
Saint Paul, MN 55102 (map)

See our Operating Hours and Seasons page or call (651) 293-0200 for more information on hours.


Suite 105
111 Kellogg Blvd E.
St. Paul, MN 55101-1256

Telephone: (651) 290-4160
FAX: (651) 290-3214
E-mail us

Monday through Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm.
The headquarters' offices are closed on federal holidays.


John Anfinson
(651) 293-8432

Denise St. Marie
(651) 293-8404

Education and Public Programs
Dan Dressler
(651) 293-8412

Natural and Cultural Resources
John Anfinson
(651) 293-8432

Volunteers in Parks
Kathy Swenson
(651) 293-8424

Did You Know?

Coon Rapids Dam

Over 600 men worked around the clock using hand tools, horses and coal powered shovels to build the original Coon Rapids Dam in 1913. The dam was rebuilt between 1995 and 1997.