MRC Map 25: Vermillion River - South
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.
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.