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Mississippi River Canoeists
Coon Rapids Dam
Canoes Locking through Lock and Dam #1
The Hastings Bridge
Historic Fort Snelling and River
Historic Fort Snelling and Minneapolis Skyline
Visitors to Lock and Dam #2
Mill City Museum Area
Mill Ruins Park
Minnehaha Falls 1
Minnehaha Falls 2
Pine Bend Bluff Science and Natural Area
St. Anthony Falls 1
St. Anthony Falls 2
The Mississippi and Saint Paul Skyline
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.