• Mississippi National River and Recreation Area

    Mississippi

    National River & Recreation Area Minnesota

MRC Map 25: Vermillion River - South

MRC: Vermillion River South Segment

River mile: 808 - 807

The Vermillion meanders through a tangle of forests, wetlands, sloughs, and streams. It enters the Mississippi (795.5 W) below Lock and Dam 3, just upriver from Red Wing, Minn.

Gores Pool Wildlife Management Area consists of 6,449 acres of floodplain forests and backwater marshes that are popular with birdwatchers and hunters.

The next boat landing on the Mississippi River downriver from Prescott, Wis., (811.2 E) is at Diamond Bluff, Wis., (799.9 E).

Note that this map is at a larger scale than most of the other maps.

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River Mile
Latitude
Longitude
808 N 44.721435
W 92.746605
807 N 44.712732 W 92.730388

Did You Know?

Itasca, Headwaters of the Mississippi River

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.