• Mississippi National River and Recreation Area

    Mississippi

    National River & Recreation Area Minnesota

Visitor Center

 

Mississippi River Visitor Center
120 West Kellogg Blvd, St. Paul MN 55102
National Park Rangers and Volunteers will help you explore the entire Mississippi River, the national river section in the Twin Cities, and all 388 units of the National Park Service.
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East Coon Rapids Dam Visitor Center
Egret Boulevard, Coon Rapids MN 55433
Coon Rapids Dam offers park users equipment, facilities, information about the Anoka County Parks and Recreation System, and education about the Mississippi River.
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North Mississippi Regional Park
4900 Mississippi Court, Minneapolis, MN 55430
Visit the Carl W. Kroening Interpretive Center to learn more about the Mississippi River and its role as a transportation corridor, recreation resource, natural habitat and source for jobs and drinking water.
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Upper Saint Anthony Falls Lock and Dam Visitor Center
Take a walk on the lock and learn about the lock and dam system from the US Army Corps of Engineers. Because of construction, the Upper Saint Anthony Falls Lock and Dam visitors' center is currently only open to scheduled group tours.
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Fort Snelling State Park Visitor Center
101 Snelling Lake Road, St. Paul, MN 55111
Interpretive exhibits and films on display in the Thomas C. Savage Visitor Center give visitors a good background on the history and resources of the park and area.
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Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
3815 American Blvd., East Bloomington, MN 55425
A staff member can help you plan your Refuge visit; tour four levels of exhibits; view a multi-image slide show, visit the art gallery and the Blufftop Bookshop.
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Did You Know?

Lock at St. Anthony Falls

The Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam within the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area is 49 feet deep.