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Drive the Great River Road Month

September is Drive the Great River Road Month. Join us in the celebration! The Great River Road offers a wide variety of places to go, things to see and do. There's something for everyone and fall is the perfect time to travel the Minnesota Great River Road.


Find Your Park

While you're on the Great River Road this month, Find Your Park!

During the month of September and beyond, the Great River Road can help you Find Your Park. This National Park Service campaign encourages everyone to experience their parks, whether national, state or local. Visit www.findyourpark.com for more information and to share your park story.

Looking for more ideas? Minnesota's National Great River Road Interpretive Centers have been specially designated for their remarkable presentation of Mississippi River stories. Here's a list - visit one, or several as part of your Mississippi River adventure...

For details about the Minnesota Great River Road...

All ten Mississippi River States are in on the celebration. For travel ideas, visit www.experiencemississippiriver.com. And don't forget to enter the sweepstakes starting September 1st!

Drive the Great River Road Month Sweepstakes

News & Events

Little Falls Arts & Crafts Fair, September 12 - 13 (8/26/15)
Watermelon Festival - Kellogg, September 4 - 6 (8/26/15)
Lake Itasca Family Music Festival, August 7 - 9 (8/5/15)
Tall Timber Days - Grand Rapids, July 31 - August 2 (7/27/15)
River City Days - Red Wing, July 31 - August 2 (7/27/15)
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Opening Music: "Take A Look" by Charlie McGuire. Used, gratefully, with permission by the National Park Service National Mississippi River & Recreation Area. Click here to listen to "Take a Look" in its entirety and to hear other great river tunes.
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