• Mississippi National River and Recreation Area

    Mississippi

    National River & Recreation Area Minnesota

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Quick Info
Minnesota is known for its temperature extremes. Winter days can sometimes get no warmer than -10°F (-23°C), and summer days occasionally reach more than 100°F (38°C). If you plan on doing an outdoor activity, make sure you bring suitable clothing and gear for the temperature.

Contact Us
Visitor Center
(651) 293-0200

Headquarters
(651) 290-4160

Did You Know?

A slow and shallow section of Itaska.

At the headwaters of the Mississippi, the average surface speed of the water is 1.2 miles per hour. People typically walk 3 miles per hour.