• Mississippi National River and Recreation Area


    National River & Recreation Area Minnesota

Photo Gallery

Browse through our Mississippi River art created by 4th-6th grade students or find a river picture.

Big River Journey Art Galleries
The Big River Art Contest Galleries displays art created by 4th-6th grade students. Unique and vibrant, these works examine the Mississippi from many points of view.

Park Photo Gallery
Browse our selection of park photographs formatted for both print and electronic media.

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.