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Mississippi National River & Recreation Area Park

Rank: 225 8 Activites Email: miss_info@nps.gov Distance: 1.47 miles

In the middle of a bustling urban setting, this 72 mile river park offers quiet stretches for fishing, boating and canoeing. Other spots are excellent for birdwatching, bicycling and hiking. And there are plenty of visitor centers that highlight the history and science of the Mississippi River. If you are interested in the Mississippi River, this is a great place to start your exploration.

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Mississippi River - Pool 1 National Park

1 Activites Phone: (507)-895-6341 Distance: 4.14 miles

Located within the Upper Mississippi River Valley between Minneapolis and St. Paul. Project lands are located within the Corps of Engineers Nine Foot Navigation Project. The Main channel provides excellent deep draft boating opportunities and scenic views of the metropolitan riverfront. This pool is within the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area corridor. There is an observation ...

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Mississippi River - St. Anthony Falls Pool National Park

2 Activites Phone: (608)-687-3011 Distance: 7.15 miles

Represents the head of navigation for the Corps of Engineers Nine Foot Navigation Project and is located in downtown Minneapolis. The USAF Visitor Center is located at the Upper Lock and is open to the public year around. The Visitor Center provides an excellent view of the historic falls, the Minneapolis skyline and the historic mill ruins along the banks of the river. This area is within the ...

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Mississippi River - Pool 2 National Park

1 Activites Phone: (507)-895-6341 Distance: 16.89 miles

Located within the Upper Mississippi River Valley between St. Paul and Hastings, MN. Project lands are located within the Corps of Engineers Nine Foot Navigation Project. The Main channel provides excellent deep draft boating opportunities and scenic views of the metropolitan riverfront. Pool 2 is within the Mississippi National River and Rrecreation Area corridor. There is an observation pla...

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Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (952)-854-5900 Email: minnesotavalley@fws.gov Distance: 21.40 miles

Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge is located within the urban and suburban areas of Minneapolis and St. Paul. It is a green belt of large marsh areas bordered by office buildings, highways, residential areas, and grain terminals. The refuge is comprised of eight linear units totaling approximately 12,500 acres, spanning 34 miles of the Minnesota River. The focal point of the refuge...

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Minnesota Valley Wetland Management District National Park

Phone: (952)-854-5900 Email: minnesotavalley@fws.gov Distance: 21.40 miles

The Minnesota Valley Wetland Management District (WMD) is a fourteen-county district located in east central Minnesota. It includes portions of the Minnesota, Cannon, and Mississippi river watersheds. The Service works to protect the area's natural landscape through private lands habitat restorations, acquisition of waterfowl production areas (WPAs), and management of FmHA conservation ease...

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St. Croix Wetland Management District National Park

4 Activites Phone: (715)-246-7784 Email: stcroix@fws.gov Distance: 28.21 miles

Lying along the eastern edge of the tallgrass prairie in west-central Wisconsin, the St. Croix Wetland Management District encompasses a fascinating diversity of habitats. Within the eight-county district, one can travel north through the high river bluffs of Pepin County, to the prairie potholes of St. Croix County, and then to the pine barrens of Burnett County. The distr...

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Mississippi River - Pool 3 National Park

4 Activites Phone: (507)-895-6341 Distance: 33.25 miles

Located within the scenic Upper Mississippi River Valley between Hastings, MN and Red Wing, MN. Project lands are located within the Corps of Engineers Nine Foot Navigation Project. The Main channel provides deep draft boating opportunities while the backwaters provide a wilderness area atmosphere for the smaller shallow draft boats. There is excellent fishing below Lock and Dam 3 at Red Wing...

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Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway Park

Rank: 141 8 Activites Phone: (715)-483-2274 Email: sacn_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 40.83 miles

The St. Croix and Namekagon Rivers offer 255 miles of clean water gliding or rushing past a lush green landscape, with glimpses of human presence. Choose to canoe and camp amid the Northwoods, or boat and fish surrounded by wooded bluffs and historic towns. This river corridor provides bountiful scenic views and a haven for wildlife near a major metropolitan area. Plan a visit!

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Eau Galle Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (715)-778-5562 Distance: 43.30 miles

The Main Day Use Areas is located in a scenic area with steep hills, valleys, bluffs, streams and lakes. Highland Ridge Campground is located in a heavily wooded area approximately 4 miles south of I-94.

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Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (763)-389-3323 Email: sherburne@fws.gov Distance: 48.09 miles

Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge is located in the east central region of the state, approximately 50 miles northwest of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area and 30 miles southeast of St. Cloud. The refuge protects 30,665 acres of habitat for migratory birds and other wildlife. The primary mission of the refuge is to represent a diverse biological community characteristic of the transit...

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Litchfield Wetland Management District National Park

2 Activites Phone: (320)-693-2849 Email: litchfieldwetland@fws.gov Distance: 69.22 miles

Litchfield Wetland Management District is located on the eastern edge of the Prairie Pothole Region in central Minnesota. Here, just a little south of the famous mythological Lake Wobegone where "all the women are strong, all the men are good looking, and all the children are above average," more than 33,000 acres of Service-owned land and 8,000 acres of wetland easements provide outstand...

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Mississippi River - Pool 4 National Park

7 Activites Phone: (608)-687-3011 Distance: 72.06 miles

Located within the scenic Upper Mississippi River Valley between Red Wing, MN and Winona, MN. Project lands are located within the Corps of Engineers Nine Foot Navigation Project and the Fish and Wildlife Service Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. The Main channel provides deep draft boating opportunities while the backwaters provide a wilderness area atmosphere for the ...

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Mississippi River - Pool 5 National Park

5 Activites Phone: (507)-895-6341 Distance: 83.35 miles

Located within the scenic Upper Mississippi River Valley between Minnesota City, MN and Winona, MN. Project lands are located within the Corps of Engineers Nine Foot Navigation Project and the Fish and Wildlife Service Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. The Main channel provides deep draft boating opportunities while the backwaters provide a wilderness area atmosphere fo...

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Mille Lacs National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (218)-768-2402 Email: millelacs@fws.gov Distance: 86.71 miles

Mille Lacs National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1915 and is known as the smallest refuge in the National Wildlife Refuge System. The refuge is comprised of two small islands (0.57 acres total) over a mile from shore on Lake Mille Lacs in north-central Minnesota. The islands are boulder and gravel outcrops important for colonial nesting birds, including common terns, ring-billed and herring...

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Crane Meadows National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (320)-632-1575 Email: cranemeadows@fws.gov Distance: 88.34 miles

Crane Meadows National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1992 to preserve a large, natural wetland complex. The 1,825-acre refuge is located in central Minnesota and serves as an important stop for many species of migrating birds. It harbors one of the largest nesting populations of greater sandhill cranes in Minnesota. Habitats include native tallgrass prairie, oak savanna, and wetlands with de...

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Mississippi River - Pool 5A National Park

6 Activites Phone: (507)-895-6341 Distance: 91.99 miles

There is no public access or facilities at the Lock and Dam. There are public facilities scattered throughout the Pool.Located within the scenic Upper Mississippi River Valley between Winona, MN and Trempealeau, WI. Project lands are located within the Corps of Engineers Nine Foot Navigation Project and the Fish and Wildlife Service Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. Th...

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Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife & Fish Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (507)-452-4232 Email: uppermississippiriver@fws.gov Distance: 94.93 miles

Soaring overhead, a bald eagle wheels and dives to catch a fish from the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. The 261-mile refuge is the longest river refuge in the continental U.S. The refuge begins at the confluence of the Chippewa River near Wabasha, Minnesota, and ends near Rock Island, Illinois. The refuge lies within four states: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Illino...

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Mississippi River - Pool 6 National Park

6 Activites Phone: (507)-895-6341 Distance: 104.78 miles

Located within the scenic Upper Mississippi River Valley between Trempealeau, WI and Dresbach, MN. Project lands are located within the Corps of Engineers Nine Foot Navigation Project and the Fish and Wildlife Service Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. The Main channel provides deep draft boating opportunities while the backwaters provide a wilderness area atmosphere for...

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Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (608)-539-2311 Email: trempealeau@fws.gov Distance: 108.28 miles

Young black terns sit on their floating nest, a great blue heron gracefully flies over the wetland, a gentle breeze blows across the sand prairie, and a wood duck finds shelter in the bottomland forest. Welcome to Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge! This 6,200-acre refuge lies within the Mississippi flyway, along the Mississippi River in western Wisconsin. It is an isolated backwater, cut...

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Rice Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (218)-768-2402 Email: ricelake@fws.gov Distance: 111.50 miles

The 18,064-acre Rice Lake National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1935 and is located in the scenic forest and bog area of northern Minnesota. Visitors can enjoy a range of habitats, including lake, river, bog and hardwood forest. The Refuge's history centers around the 4,500-acre Rice Lake which, for thousands of years, has supplied an abundant wild rice crop. Each fall, the bountiful...

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Mississippi River - Pool 7 National Park

6 Activites Phone: (507)-895-6341 Distance: 115.61 miles

Located within the scenic Upper Mississippi River Valley between Trempealeau, WI and Dresbach, MN. Project lands are located within the Corps of Engineers Nine Foot Navigation Project and the Fish and Wildlife Service Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. The Main channel provides deep draft boating opportunities while the backwaters provide a wilderness area atmosphere for...

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Big Stone Wetland Management District National Park

1 Activites Phone: (320)-273-2191 Email: bigstone@fws.gov Distance: 116.24 miles

The purpose of Big Stone Wetland Management District (WMD) is to acquire and manage Waterfowl Production Areas (WPAs) in Lincoln and Lyon counties. District staff also serve private land resource interests by providing technical assistance for Department of Agriculture programs and restoring wetlands on private lands. Currently there are eight WPAs, two FmHA conservation easements and ...

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Windom Wetland Management District National Park

1 Activites Phone: (507)-831-2220 Email: windomwmd@fws.gov Distance: 122.89 miles

The Windom Wetland Management District acquires and manages waterfowl production areas, enforces wetland easements, and provides conservation assistance to landowners in 12 southwestern Minnesota counties. The landscape is dominated by intense, row-crop agriculture, which has led to the drainage of most wetlands and widespread water quality problems. Deteriorating drainage tile systems and the ...

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