[Photo: Paddlers heading on to the Mississippi River]
Explore the Field Guide to begin your own Mississippi River adventure!

Welcome to the Mississippi River Field Guide!

The Mississippi River Field Guide gathers historical fact and folklore, information about ecology, natural history, and industry, and tips for the river explorer or recreationalist. Browse this site for interesting and fun facts about the Twin Cities area or use it as a guide for your own river adventure.

Begin your Adventure!

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The Mississippi River Field Guide is provided by Friends of the Mississippi River.