• Mississippi National River and Recreation Area

    Mississippi

    National River & Recreation Area Minnesota

Kaposia Landing

South St. Paul Parks and Recreation
800 Bryant Avenue South St. Paul, MN 55075

 
 

Overview
Kaposia Landing is the site of a former construction/demolition landfill on the bank of the Mississippi River. Never properly capped off, the landfill contained physical hazards, including ground voids and shifting debris. Funded by Minnesota bonding bills in 2004 and 2006, rehabilitation included capping the landfill and stabilizing nearly a mile of Mississippi River shoreline.

Formerly known as Port Crosby, Kaposia Landing sprawls across 87 acres on the west bank of the Mississippi River. An off-leash dog park is available.

Activities: Biking and walking trail on the South Saint Paul Riverfront Trail, pavilion and picnic shelter, picnicking, restrooms, playground, softball field, tennis courts, volleyball, ice skating, dog park.

Hours: Call for information.

Contact Information: Call the City of South Saint Paul Parks and Recreation at (651) 306-3690.

 

 
 
Sites Nearby: Kaposia Park, Wildflower Levee Park
 

Did You Know?

A barge going underneath a bridge.

Sixty percent of all grain exported from the United States is transported and shipped on the Mississippi River.