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Mississippi National River and Recreation Area
Suite 105
111 Kellogg Blvd E.
St. Paul, MN 55101-1256
(651) 293-0200
FAX: (651) 290-3214
E-mail us

Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. The headquarters' offices are closed on federal holidays.

Visitor Centers

Mississippi River Visitor Center

Located in the lobby of the Science Museum of Minnesota.
120 W. Kellogg Blvd.
Saint Paul, MN 55102
Operating Hours and Seasons page or call (651) 293-0200

St. Anthony Falls Visitor Center

1 Portland Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 54401
Operating Hours and Seasons page or call (651) 293-0200

See our calendar for public programs.

Staffing and Contact Information

John Anfinson, Superintendent
(651) 293-8432

Dan Dressler, Education and Public Programs
(651) 293-8412

Alan Robbins-Fenger, Natural and Cultural Resources

Paula Swingley, Volunteers in the Park (e-mail Volunteers in the Park Coordinator)

The Comprehensive Management Plan was established and issued in 1995. It serves as the general management plan for the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area. The plan provides guidance for managing this area for 10-15 years.

Last updated: May 30, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

111 E. Kellogg Blvd., Suite 105
Saint Paul, MN 55101


(651) 293-0200
This is the general phone line at the Mississippi River Visitor Center. Please leave a voicemail if we miss your call and expect a return call within 1 day, often sooner.

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