Mississippi River Visitor Center
Located in downtown St. Paul, just off the lobby of the Science Museum of Minnesota, the Mississippi River Visitor Center serves as a gateway to adventure along the mighty Mississippi. Operated by the National Park Service and staffed with park rangers and park volunteers, the Visitor Center has free admission.
Activities: There is a wide variety of programming at the Visitor Center, including videos about the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area and other parks within the National Park system, interactive exhibits, a Junior Ranger program, Story Time with a Ranger, and Mississippi River Gallery talks. Exhibits explain Mississippi River culture, biology, and history.
Hours: The Mississippi River Visitor Center is open 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and from 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The center will be closed on Mondays through December 13th, with the exception of Monday the 18th, October 2010. Feel free to call (651) 293-0200 for more information.
Mississippi River Geocache: Mississippi River Visitor Center
The Mississippi River Geocache is a series of caches placed within the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, a 72-mile stretch of the Mississippi River from the cities of Dayton and Ramsey in the north to just south of Hastings, Minnesota.
You can find out more about the Mississippi River Geocache series by visiting the park website.
Please make sure to leave comments and any river experiences you'd like to share and, if possible, post a picture of you with the one in gray and green.
Other Mississippi River Geocaches in Downtown St. Paul