• Mississippi National River and Recreation Area


    National River & Recreation Area Minnesota

Mississippi River Trail Guide Introduction

This guide focuses on nine segments of the river from the city of Anoka in the northern reaches of the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area to South St. Paul and Hastings at its southern tip. Road or trail construction may change or block routes temporarily.

Point your cursor at the map numbers below to see areas contained on each map. Clicking will take you to a description of the area and a link to a larger map.

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Did You Know?

Mussels, One being in a person's hand

Certain freshwater mussels can live to more than 100 years in the right conditions. This lifespan is one of the longest for any creature on earth.