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Mississippi National River and Recreation Area

120 Kellogg Blvd W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1202
+1 651-293-0200
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The rangers were quite helpful

The Rangers were very helpful, including finding parking underground under the science museum. I... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
Susan M
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Shelby Township, Michigan
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Not worthy of national park status

I have been to several national park destinations, and this was by far the worst. It started w... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Sondra W
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27 May 2018
“The rangers were quite helpful”
4 May 2018
“Not worthy of national park status”
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120 Kellogg Blvd W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1202
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

The Rangers were very helpful, including finding parking underground under the science museum. I thought the few exhibits were fun for kids.

Thank Susan M
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

I have been to several national park destinations, and this was by far the worst. It started w/ their visitors center, which covered nothing about the river. They dumbed it down so badly, that there was nothing of interest - plus you have to deal...More

1  Thank Sondra W
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

What a great path system. Biked a long way from St. Paul to U. of St. Thomas mostly on a path. On the ride back we biked along Summit Ave. A great way to see the city.

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Reviewed 10 May 2017

This is a great place to visit if you have find parking. It is in Downtown Saint Paul. We have a large truck and can't fit in the parking garages and street parking was full. They have a great area inside and was was very...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2017

we stayed at an AirBnB just blocks away in St. Paul. we walked to the river everyday. We rented bikes and enjoyed the excellent paved trails.

Thank Al D
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

The walk way on river bank beside park is quite refreshing experience in the morning hours. May be doing Yoga / Meditation in park lawn facing river can be very spiritual.

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

This visitor center was much smaller than we thought it would be. We enjoyed the eagle flight simulator and the rope activity where you learn to tie up a barge with a huge, thick rope. There were other educational areas, but really you got out...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2016

Currently the Science Center is undergoing renovations, which is where the visitor center was located. They have a temporary visitor center set up by Saint Anthony Lock and Dam. If you park near Mill Park or Mill City Museum and walk towards the Lock and...More

2  Thank Cassie W
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

This is located in the lobby of the Science Museum. While there is a fee to enter the museum, there is no fee to go to this NPS Visitor Center. There are quite a few interesting exhibits along with information available on the Mississippi NRRA....More

1  Thank dmacwi
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Reviewed 22 March 2016

The Mississippi River Visitor Center is operated by the National Parks Service and is the supposed headquarters for the associated Recreation Area. It is located in a small space just off the main lobby of the Science Center, While there were a few small exhibits...More

1  Thank John B
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