• Mississippi National River and Recreation Area

    Mississippi

    National River & Recreation Area Minnesota

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2006

Dec 6 2006
Student River-Art Show And Award Ceremony at Science Museum of Minnesota

Dec 6 2006
Two Bloomington Public School Students Winners in Big River Art Contest

Dec 6 2006
Ten St. Paul Students Winners in Big River Art Contest

Dec 3 2006
Three Anoka-Hennepin District Students Winners in Big River Art Contest

Oct 24 2006
National Park Service Extends Comment Period for Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Oct 3 2006
Bald Eagle Day at the Mississippi River Visitor Center, St. Paul, MN

Aug 22 2006
National Park Service Hosts Trail-building Experts from Subaru of America, Inc.

Aug 22 2006
National Park Rangers Talkin' Trash

Aug 18 2006
Release of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Disposition of the Former Bureau of Mines Twin Cities Research Center Main Campus Hennepin County, Minnesota

May 31 2006
Rangers Along the River: Better than Video Games!

May 16 2006
Bike the Mississippi River with a Park Ranger this Summer!

May 15 2006
Enjoy Winning Student River Art At North Mississippi Regional Park

May 15 2006
Explore The River With Mighty Mississippi Discovery Backpacks!

May 9 2006
The River Plays Trump: River education trips for Twin Cities' students are re-routed due to high water on the Mississippi River

Apr 24 2006
School Children Embark On "Big River Journey"

Apr 14 2006
National Park Week Celebrated in St. Paul

Mar 17 2006
National ParkService Revises Planning Schedule. Public review of Draft Environment Impact Statement for former Bureau of Mines Property

Jan 23 2006
National Park Service Grants $145,000 for Trail Work

Did You Know?

The wide Mississippi River

At Lake Onalaska, near LaCrosse WI, the Mississippi River is about 4 miles wide. The combination of water held behind Lock and Dam #7 and water held by damming the Black River form this broad reach of the Mississippi River.