The Mississippi National River and Recreation Area provides the press with valuable resources, such as contact information, story ideas, experts, and photographic resources. Additional background information about the park is available on this website and by calling the park.
The media may contact the park by telephone at (651) 290-4160 or by e-mail.
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Facts About the Mississippi River
Did You Know?
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.