NPS Passport Sites

Introduction

Record your Mississippi National River and Recreation Area visit by getting your National Park Passport stamped at the Mississippi River Visitor Center or any of the four cancellation locations at our partner sites. Purchase a National Park Passport at the Explore Store at the Science Museum of Minnesota, most national parks visitor centers, or online.

Mississippi River Visitor Center
120 West Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102
The Mississippi River Visitor Center is located just off the lobby of the Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul. Operated by the National Park Service, and staffed by park rangers, the center is free and open to the public. The cancellation station is located at the front desk of the visitor center. Visitors may also get the Coldwater Spring stamp, plus the newly-issued "Freddy" and Centennial stamps at this location..

Mill City Museum
704 South Second St., Minneapolis, MN 55401
Located in the historic Minneapolis Riverfront District, the Mill City Museum is housed in one of the original flour mills build along the shores of the Mississippi River. The museum offers programs and exhibits that offer a peak into how the milling industry impacted Minneapolis and the nation. The passport stamping station is located at the main ticket counter in the lobby.

West Coon Rapids Dam*
10360 West River Road, Brooklyn Park, MN 55444
The visitor center at West Coon Rapids Dam in Brooklyn Park provides visitors with hands-on educational programs, extensive trails and walkways for year-round recreation to fish, hike, or bird watch. The passport stamping is available at the front desk of the visitor center. Call for hours of operation.

East Coon Rapids Dam*
9750 Egret Boulevard, Coon Rapids, MN
The visitor center at East Coon Rapids Dam in Coon Rapids provides visitors with hands-on educational programs, extensive trails and walkways for year-round recreation to fish, hike, or bird watch. The passport stamping is available at the front desk of the visitor center. Call for hours of operation.

Fort Snelling State Park
101 Snelling Lake Road, St. Paul, Minnesota 55111
Located at the confluence of the Minnesota and Mississippi River, Fort Snelling State Park provides 18 miles of cross-country skiing and hiking trails, five miles of biking trails and many educational programs and exhibits. There is a daily entrance fee of $7 or an annual pass for $25. The passport stamping station is located at the front desk.

North Mississippi Regional Park
5114 North Mississippi Dr., Minneapolis, MN 55430
The Carl W. Kroening Interpretive Center, located at North Mississippi River Regional Park, is a green building located between I-94 and the west bank of the Mississippi River. Exhibits are focused on the Mississippi River, the surrounding community and how each plays a role in the development of North Minneapolis. Passport stamping is located at the front entrance of the Carl W. Kroening Interpretive Center.

* The stamps at East and West Coon Rapids are the same stamp.

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