Boating and Canoeing
The Mississippi River can often be overlooked in the land of 10,000 lakes. Yet the 72-mile stretch of the Mississippi River in the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area provides a unique outdoor experience that is as diverse as the historic, cultural and natural locations it flows through. Find your place on the river and create an experience of your very own!
Crow River DNR Ramp (879.0R) to Coon Rapids Dam (866.3L)
Lion's Levee Park
Did You Know?
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.