Places To Go

The Mississippi River and Recreation Area is a national park whose borders overlap the borders of state and regional parks, national wildlife refuges, and state scientific and natural areas. Following is a list of those sites whose links will take you to a description of those locations. For a list of suggested activities, consider looking at our Things to Do page.


Once you've chosen a place to go, you have to get there. Use our Mississippi River Companion to find your way around the park by foot, bike, canoe, boat, or car. Use our interactive Mississippi River Trip Planner to map routes using public transit and rental bikes.

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