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?
The river is so shallow at Lake Itasca that children can walk across the Mississippi. Between Governor Nicholls Wharf and Algiers Point in New Orleans, the Mississippi is more than 200 feet deep.