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!
- Browse the full list of interesting sites.
- Explore the River through these interactive maps.
- Search the Guide or narrow down the listings by any of several areas of significance (such as "History" or "Hiking"), or by site author.
- About the Guide — Find out more about how the Field Guide is organized, see a list of works cited, and learn how the Field Guide began.