Parks on the Mississippi River

The Mississippi Riverfront from Coon Rapids through Inver Grove Heights is practically all parkland. In 1988, the whole 72-mile stretch through the Cities was declared protected and named the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area—a corridor of municipal parks almost too numerous to count lining the banks. With so many spots, it’s unlikely even veteran park-goers have visited each one. If you’re looking for a gorgeous adventure, give it a go. Here are a few spots to add to your list.


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