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Minnesota River. Information.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minnesota_River
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
http://www.mnrivervalley.com/
http://minnesotariver.org/
http://mrbdc.mnsu.edu/
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/waters/water ... esota.html
http://www.curemnriver.org/
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=mpx
http://www.watersheddistrict.org/
USGS gauges, Minnesota River.
Ed note: There are too many gauges to list them individually; click on the following link and scroll down.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/current/?type=flow
Minnesota Valley State Recreation Area (MVSRA). Information.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/ ... index.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/ ... /maps.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minnesota_ ... ation_Area
http://www.exploreminnesota.com/where-t ... tails.aspx
http://www.everytrail.com/destination/m ... ation-area
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Minnesota River. Ortonville to Mississippi River junction. Online, Guide, Photos.
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Contents: Map (access points, campsite locations, rapids locations and ratings, portage locations, etc), river levels, etc.
Route descriptions: The MN DNR maps provide full details.
Home page:
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
Reach 1: Ortonville to Granite Falls.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... r/one.html
Reach 2: Granite Falls to State Hwy 4.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... r/two.html
Reach 3: State Hwy 4 to Le Sueur.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... three.html
Reach 4: Le Sueur to Fort Snelling and Mississippi River junction.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... /four.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Minnesota River. MVSRA area. Online, Map.
Ed note: Map only.
Location: “Blakeley”.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: Father-of-five.
Route description (“17.3 miles”): Day trip. Faxon Rd, Rte 25, MVSRA, Rtes 11/9.
Title at source: BSA Canoe Trip 2012.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1672152
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Minnesota River. Mankato area. Online, Photos, Map.
Location: “Mankato”.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: aroller.
Route description (“7.9 miles”): Day trip. Mankato (Riverfront Park), US 14, Seven Mile Creek Park and US 169.
Title at source: Minnesota River Paddling.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1726554
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Mississippi River. Information.
Ambrose , Stephen E; Douglas Brinkley and Sam Abell.The Mississippi and the Making of a Nation: From the Louisiana Purchase to Today. National Geographic Society (2002).
Fremling, Calvin R.Immortal River: The Upper Mississippi in Ancient and Modern Times. University of Wisconsin Press (2005).
Harris, Eddy. Mississippi Solo: A River Quest. Holt (1998).
Holland, Robert A. The Mississippi River in Maps & Views: From Lake Itasca to The Gulf of Mexico. Rizzoli (2008).
Lockwood, C C. Around the Bend: A Mississippi River Adventure. Louisiana State University Press (1999).
Scott, Quinta. The Mississippi: A Visual Biography. University of Missouri Press (2009).
Untitled links.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mississippi_River
http://www.nps.gov/miss/riverfacts.htm
http://www.nps.gov/miss/index.htm
http://www.mvn.usace.army.mil/pao/bro/misstrib.htm
http://www.mvd.usace.army.mil/mrc/index.php
http://www.mississippirivertrail.org/
http://www.gatewayno.com/history/Mississippi.html
USGS gauges.
Ed note: There are too many to list them individually; go to the following link and scroll down.
http://www.umesc.usgs.gov/
NOAA.
http://www.riverwatch.noaa.gov/
Friends of the Mississippi River (Twin Cities area).
http://www.fmr.org/
Upper Mississippi Wildlife and Fish Refuge.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Upper_Miss ... ish_Refuge
http://www.fws.gov/refuge/upper_mississippi_river/
http://www.fws.gov/refuges/profiles/index.cfm?id=32579
http://www.sumriver.org/
http://www.exploreminnesota.com/things- ... tails.aspx
and many others.
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Mississippi River. Headwaters to Minneapolis. Online, Photos, Map.
Location: “Becida”.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: sergio.borroni.
Route description (“393 miles”): Mississippi Headwaters, Lake Bemidji, Andrusia Lake, Cass Lake, Lake Winnibigoshish, Cohasset, Grand Rapids, Libby, Palisade, Aitkin, Riverton, Brainerd, Crow Wing State Park, Fort Ripley, Little Falls, Watab, St Cloud, Monticello, Dayton, Champlin, Coon Rapids, Minneapolis.
Title at source: 2007 upper mississippi by canoe.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=121727
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Mississippi River. Hastings to Iowa border. Online, Guide.
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Mississippi River Guide.
http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/education_ ... _guide.pdf
River maps.
http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/education_ ... g_maps.pdf
Map index.
http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/education_ ... _index.pdf
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Mississippi River. Lake Itasca to Iowa border. Online, Guide, Photos.
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Contents: Map (access points, campsite locations, rapids locations and ratings, portage locations, etc), river levels, etc.
Route descriptions: The MN DNR maps provide full details.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
Reach 1: Lake Itasca to Cass Lake.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... r/one.html
Reach 2: Cass Lake to Vermillion River.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... r/two.html
Reach 3: Vermillion River to Palisade.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... three.html
Reach 4: Palisade to Brainerd.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... /four.html
Reach 5: Brainerd to Little Falls.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... /five.html
Reach 6: Little Falls to St Cloud.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... r/six.html
Reach 7: St Cloud to Anoka.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... r/six.html
Reach 8: Anoka to Fort Snelling and Minnesota River confluence.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... eight.html
Reach 9: Fort Snelling to Hastings.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... /nine.html
Reach 10: Hastings to Iowa border.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... r/ten.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Mississippi River Headwaters. Information.
http://mississippiheadwaters.org/
Mississippi Headwaters State Forest.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_forest ... index.html
http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/maps/state ... t00034.pdf
http://www.mnmississippiriver.com/headwaters.cfm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mississipp ... ate_Forest
http://www.stateparks.com/mississippi_headwaters.html
Itasca State Park.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/ ... index.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/itasca/maps.html
http://parkrapids.com/itasca.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Itasca_State_Park
http://www.exploreminnesota.com/places- ... tails.aspx
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Mississippi River Headwaters. Online, Notes, Photos, Map.
Location: “Becida”.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: PaddlinMad.
Route description (“1.3 miles”): Day trip south of Rice Lake.
Title at source: Wild ricing Mississippi River.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1733061
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Mississippi River. Brainerd. Online, Map.
Ed note: Map only.
Location: “Brainerd”.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: joelpeck.
Route description (“2.5 miles”): Day trip near Brainerd.
Title at source: Short Mississippi paddle trip.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=689103
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Mississippi River, Minneapolis area. Theodore Wirth Park to Hidden Falls Park. Online, Journal, Photos, Map.
Location: “Minneapolis”.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: wanqare.
Route description (“9.1 miles”): Theodore Wirth Park (Minneapolis, off W River Pkwy), up Bassett Creek and back, Mississippi River, St Anthony falls and first lock, second lock, I-35W bridge, gorge, third lock, Hidden Falls Crosby Farm Regional Park.
Title at source: three locks on the mississippi.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1290961
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Mississippi River. Alma WI, Winona, Trempealeau WI. Online, Map.
Ed note: Map only.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: paddlemyfanny.
Location: “Alma”. Wisconsin.
Route description (“12.4 miles”): Day trip from Alma (WI, Rte 35), past Buffalo City WI, to Merrick State Park (Rte 35, upstream from Fountain City WI).
Title at source: 2008 Great River Rumble - Day 4.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=135786
Location: “Winona”.
Route description (“11.7 miles”): Day trip from Winona MN to just past Trempealeau WI .
Title at source: 2008 Great River Rumble - Day 6.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=135795
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Otter Tail River. Information.
Ed note: Joins the Boie de Sioux River at Breckenridge/Wahpeton to form the Red River (of the North).
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/maps/canoe ... r_tail.pdf
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/news/podcast ... rtail.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otter_Tail_River
http://www.riverkeepers.org/images/uplo ... d_size.pdf
http://www.co.becker.mn.us/dept/parks_r ... oeing.aspx
USGS gauge near Elizabeth.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
USGS gauge near Fergus Falls.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
USGS gauge at Breckenridge.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Otter Tail River. Elbow Lake to Bois de Sioux River confluence. Online, Guide, Photos.
Ed note: The Red River of the North begins at the confluence of the Otter Tail and Bois De Sioux Rivers.
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Contents: Map (access points, campsite locations, rapids locations and ratings, portage locations, etc), river levels, etc.
Route description: The MN DNR map provides full details.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Pine River. Information.
Ed note: Flows through Norway Lake and Whitefish Lake (Upper and Lower), among others, before entering the Mississippi River.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... /more.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Pine River. Backus to Mississippi River junction. Online, Guide, Photos.
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Contents: Map (access points, campsite locations, rapids locations and ratings, portage locations, etc), river levels, etc.
Route description: The MN DNR map provides full details.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Pomme de Terre River. Information.
Ed note: Tributary of the Minnesota River.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
http://www.pdtriver.org/about-watershed.php
http://mrbdc.mnsu.edu/pomme-de-terre-ri ... -watershed
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pomme_de_T ... nnesota%29
USGS gauge at Appleton.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Pomme de Terre River. County Road 20 to Minnesota River junction. Online, Guide, Photos.
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Contents: Map (access points, campsite locations, rapids locations and ratings, portage locations, etc), river levels, etc.
Route description: The MN DNR map provides full details.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Red Lake River. Information.
http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/maps/canoe ... edlake.pdf
http://www.redlakerivercorridor.org/CanoeRouteindex.htm
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... /more.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/river_levels ... t=CBR00630
http://mntrails.com/poi/red-lake-river
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Lake_River
USGS gauge near Red Lake.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
USGS gauge near Goodridge.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
USGS gauge at Crookston.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
USGS gauge at Fisher .
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Red Lake River. Lower Red Lake Dam to Red River of the North junction. Online, Guide, Photos.
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Contents: Map (access points, campsite locations, rapids locations and ratings, portage locations, etc), river levels, etc.
Route description: The MN DNR map provides full details.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Red River of the North. Information.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... /more.html
http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/maps/canoe ... iver_1.pdf
http://www.riverkeepers.org/images/uplo ... anel_2.pdf
http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/maps/canoe ... iver_3.pdf
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... r/one.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... r/two.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... three.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_River_of_the_North
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/top ... -the-North
http://www.nwf.org/Wildlife/Wild-Places ... North.aspx
http://www.mvp.usace.army.mil/fl_damage ... ?pageid=40
http://www.mvp-wc.usace.army.mil/org/rr ... arks.shtml
http://www.riverkeepers.org/
http://www.ndsu.edu/fargo_geology/floodgage.htm
USGS gauge at Wahpeton (ND).
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
USGS gauge at Fargo (ND).
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
USGS gauge at Halstad.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
USGS gauge at Grand Forks (ND).
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
USGS gauge at Drayton (ND).
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
USGS gauge at Oslo.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Red River of the North. Online, Guide, Photos.
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Contents: Map (access points, campsite locations, rapids locations and ratings, portage locations, etc), river levels, etc.
Route description: The MN DNR map provides full details.
Home page.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
Reach 1: Breckenridge to Georgetown.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... r/one.html
Reach 2: Perley to Grand Forks.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... r/two.html
Reach 3: Oslo to Pembina.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... three.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Redwood River. Information.
Ed note: Tributary of the Minnesota River.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... /more.html
http://www.ci.redwood-falls.mn.us/verti ... 42F%7D.PDF
http://mrbdc.mnsu.edu/major/redwood
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Redwood_River
http://www.rcrca.com/
http://mntrails.com/poi/redwood-river
USGS gauge near Marshall.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
USGS gauge near Redwood Falls.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Redwood River. Marshall to Minnesota River junction. Online, Guide, Photos.
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Contents: Map (access points, campsite locations, rapids locations and ratings, portage locations, etc), river levels, etc.
Route description: The MN DNR map provides full details.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Rice Lake. Information.
Rice Lake State Park.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/ ... index.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/ ... sonal.html
http://www.fws.gov/refuges/profiles/index.cfm?id=32540
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Rice Lake. Online, Notes, Photo.
Location: Near Owatonna.
Source: paddling.net
Author: KenE.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?943
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Root River. Information.
Ed note: Direct tributary of the Mississippi River.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... /more.html
http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/maps/canoe_routes/root.pdf
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/river_levels ... t=CBR00633
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Root_River_%28Minnesota%29
USGS gauge near Pilot Mound.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
USGS gauge near Houston.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
South Fork. USGS gauge near Houston.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
Bike and walking trail.
http://www.rootrivertrail.org/
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Root River. County Road 12 (South Branch) and County Road 2 (North Branch) to Mississippi River junction. Online, Guide, Photos.
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Contents: Map (access points, campsite locations, rapids locations and ratings, portage locations, etc), river levels, etc.
Route description: The MN DNR map provides full details.
South Branch: County Road 12 to Root River junction.
North Branch: County Road 2 to confluence with the Middle Branch and start of the Root River proper.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Root River, South Branch. Lanesboro area. Online, Notes.
Source: paddling.net
Author: Easy.
Ed note: Day trip.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?2452
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Root River, North Branch and Root River. Lanesboro area. Online, Notes, Photo.
Location: "Lanesboro".
Source: paddling.net
Author: mp11.
Route description (day trip): From ~5 miles above the junction of the North and South Branches to Whalen.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?3044

Root River, South Branch and Root River. Preston to the Mississippi River and Brownsville. Online, Journal.Photos.
Source: paddling.net
Author: Ryan Rodgers.
Route description: Preston, Lanesboro, Root River junction, Whalan, Peterson, Houston, Mississippi River, Brownsville.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?2298
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Root River, North Branch. Online, Journal, Photos, Map.
Location: “Fountain”. Chatfield, Preston, Rushford.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: MegaWeck.
Route description (“18.0 miles”): Overnight trip “from Allen's Bridge (County Road 11) to Lanesboro (Hwy 16 DNR Access)”.
Title at source: Memorial Day Canoeing 2012.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1604203
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Rum River. Information.
Ed note: Direct tributary of the Mississippi River, entering it at Anoka.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... /more.html
http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/maps/canoe_routes/rum.pdf
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/river_levels ... t=CBR00636
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/waters/water ... s/rum.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/awesome_rum.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/areas/fisher ... s/rum.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rum_River
Rum River State Forest.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_forest ... index.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_forest ... about.html
http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/maps/state ... t00043.pdf
http://www.stateparks.com/rum_river_sta ... esota.html
USGS gauge near St Francis.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Rum River. Mille Lacs Lake to Mississippi River junction at Anoka. Online, Guide, Photos.
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Contents: Map (access points, campsite locations, rapids locations and ratings, portage locations, etc), river levels, etc.
Route description: The MN DNR map provides full details.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Sauk River. Information.
Ed note: Tributary of the Mississippi River, entering it near St Cloud.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... /more.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/news/podcasts/wt_sauk.html
http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/maps/canoe_routes/sauk.pdf
http://www.co.stearns.mn.us/Recreation/ ... CanoeRoute
http://www.friendsofthesaukriver.org/
http://www.srwdmn.org/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sauk_River_%28Minnesota%29
USGS gauge near St Cloud.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Sauk River. Lake Osakis to Mississippi River junction. Online, Guide, Photos.
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Contents: Map (access points, campsite locations, rapids locations and ratings, portage locations, etc), river levels, etc.
Route description: The MN DNR map provides full details.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Saint Croix River. Information.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Croix_ ... nnesota%29
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
http://stcroixriverassociation.org/
Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway.
http://www.nps.gov/sacn/index.htm
http://www.nps.gov/sacn/planyourvisit/maps.htm
USGS gauge near Danbury (WI).
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
USGS gauge at St Croix Falls (WI).
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
USGS gauge at Stillwater.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
USGS gauge at Prescott (WI).
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Saint Croix River and slough. Otisville. Online, Notes, Photos, Video, Map.
Location: “Otisville”.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: PaddlinMad.
Route description (“2.6 miles”): Otisville, cross St Croix River to slough on WI side; return.
Title at source: first paddleof 2010.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=557041
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Sandy River and Big Sandy Lake. Information.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Sandy_Lake
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/lakefind/sho ... m=01006200
http://www.reserveamerica.com/camping/S ... rkId=73389
http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDet ... rkId=73389
Savanna Portage State Park.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/ ... index.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/ ... /maps.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Savanna_Portage_State_Park
http://www.exploreminnesota.com/where-t ... tails.aspx
http://mntrails.com/poi/savanna-portage-state-park
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Sandy River. Online, Photos, Map.
Location: “Libby”.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: joe_2224.
Route description (“0.6 miles”): Paddle on the river.
Title at source: Libby (Corp of Engineers) to Mississippi.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1133052
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Sandy River and Mississippi River. Online, Notes, Photos, Map.
Location: “Libby”.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: PaddlinMad.
Route description (“1.4 miles”): Day trip on the rivers.
Title at source: Big Sandy River.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1753257
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Big Sandy Lake. Online, Notes, Photos, Map.
Location: “McGregor”.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: PaddlinMad.
Route description (“1.4 miles”): Day trip on the lake.
Title at source: Big Sandy Lake.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1754205
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Six Mile Creek and Lake Minnetonka. Information.
Ed note: It’s “Sixmile” and “Halstead Bay” at mytopo.com
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Six_Mile_C ... nnesota%29
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Minnetonka
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Six Mile Creek (Lake Minnetonka). Online, Notes, Photos, Map.
Location: “Minnetrista”.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: Davydd.
Route description (“3.8 miles”): Day trip upstream from Lake Minnetonka (Halstead’s Bay); return?
Title at source: Kayak Six Mile Creek.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=730566
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Shell Rock River. Information.
Ed note: Indirect tributary of the Mississippi River, passing through Iowa.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shell_Rock_River
http://www.shellrock.org/
http://www.bwsr.state.mn.us/publication ... llRock.pdf
USGS gauge at Shell Rock IA.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/usa/nwis/uv?05462000
USGS gauge near Rockford IA.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/usa/nwis/uv?05460400
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Shell Rock River. Albert Lea Lake to Northwood (IA). Online, Journal.
Source: paddling.net
Author: Wade Steene.
Ed note: Day trip.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?1191
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Snake River. Information.
Ed note: Tributary of the St Croix River; not the tributary of the Red River (of the North).
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... /more.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/news/podcasts/wt_snake.html
http://www.snakerivermn.org/
http://www.snakerivermn.org/riverlevel.htm
http://www.snakerivermn.org/canoe.htm
Snake River State Forest and Chengwatana State Forest.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_forest ... index.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_forest ... index.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_forest ... index.html
http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/maps/state ... t00056.pdf
http://www.stateparks.com/snake_river_s ... esota.html
USGS gauge above Warren.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
USGS gauge near Pine City.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Snake River. MN Hwy 65 to St Croix River confluence. Online, Guide, Photos.
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Contents: Map (access points, campsite locations, rapids locations and ratings, portage locations, etc), river levels, etc.
Route description: The MN DNR map provides full details.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Saint Croix River. Trego (WI) to Mississippi River junction. Online, Guide, Photos.
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Contents: Map (access points, campsite locations, rapids locations and ratings, portage locations, etc), river levels, etc.
Route descriptions: The MN DNR maps provide full details.
Home page.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
Reach 1: Trego WI to Highway 70.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... upper.html
Reach 2: Highway 70 to Mississippi River junction.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... lower.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway. Namekagon River and Saint Croix River. Online, Notes.
Source: National Park Service.
Home page.
http://www.nps.gov/sacn/planyourvisit/maps.htm
Map 1: Namekagon River (WI). Namekagon Lake (dam) to Hayward Landing.
http://www.nps.gov/sacn/planyourvisit/u ... 1-2011.pdf
Map 2: Namekagon River (WI). Hayward Landing to Trego.
http://www.nps.gov/sacn/planyourvisit/u ... 2-2011.pdf
Map 3: Namekagon River (WI) and Saint Croix River. Trego to Riverside Landing.
http://www.nps.gov/sacn/planyourvisit/u ... 3-2011.pdf
Map 4. Saint Croix River. Gordon Dam WI to Namekagon River confluence and on to Riverside Landing.
http://www.nps.gov/sacn/planyourvisit/u ... 4-2011.pdf
Map 5. Saint Croix River. Riverside Landing to Sand Creek Landing.
http://www.nps.gov/sacn/planyourvisit/u ... 5-2011.pdf
Map 6. Saint Croix River. Sand Creek Landing to Highway 70.
http://www.nps.gov/sacn/planyourvisit/u ... 6-2011.pdf
Map 7. Saint Croix River. Highway 70 to Highway 8.
http://www.nps.gov/sacn/planyourvisit/u ... 7-2011.pdf
Map 8. Saint Croix River. Highway 8 to Osceola Landing.
http://www.nps.gov/sacn/planyourvisit/u ... 8-2011.pdf
Map 9. Saint Croix River. Osceola Landing to the High Bridge.
http://www.nps.gov/sacn/planyourvisit/u ... 9-2011.pdf
Map 10. Saint Croix River. High Bridge to Boomsite Landing.
http://www.nps.gov/sacn/planyourvisit/u ... 0-2011.pdf
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Saint Croix River; parks near St Croix Falls WI. Information.
Interstate Park.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/ ... index.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/ ... /maps.html
http://www.exploreminnesota.com/places- ... tails.aspx
etc.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interstate_Park
http://www.mnhs.org/places/nationalregi ... terst.html
Osceola Bedrock Glades State Natural Area (WI).
http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/Lands/naturalar ... sp?SNA=386
http://www.recreationparks.net/WI/polk/ ... ea-osceola
http://www.trails.com/trail-osceola-bed ... 63304.html
William O’Brien State Park.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/ ... index.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/ ... /maps.html
http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/maps/state ... k00283.pdf
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_O% ... State_Park
http://www.exploreminnesota.com/where-t ... tails.aspx
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Saint Croix River. St Croix Falls WI area. Online, Photos, Map.
Location: “Taylors Falls”.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: DelScott.
Route description (“16.0 miles”): Day trip: Taylors Falls (St Croix Falls, WI), Osceola, almost to Marine on St Croix.
Title at source: St Croix River.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1281077
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Saint Louis River. Information.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Louis_River
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... /more.html
http://www.stlouisriver.org/
http://www.epa.gov/glnpo/aoc/stlouis.html
Sax Zim Bog.
http://sax-zimbog.com/
http://sax-zimbog.com/about-sax-zim/sax-zim-bog-map/
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/sax_zim_bog_iba.html
http://iba.audubon.org/iba/viewSiteProf ... Site=state
USGS gauge near Skibo.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
USGS gauge at Scanlon.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Saint Louis River. Round Lake to Duluth. Online, Guide, Photos.
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Contents: Map (access points, campsite locations, rapids locations and ratings, portage locations, etc), river levels, etc.
Route description: The MN DNR map provides full details.
Home page.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
Reach 1: Round Lake to Floodwood.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... upper.html
Reach 2: Floodwood to Duluth.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... lower.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Saint Louis River. Sax Zim Bog to Cloquet. Online, Notes, Photos, Map.
Location: “Toivola”.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: stei0557.
Route description (“55 miles”): Rte 52, Whiteface River confluence, Floodwood (Floodwood River confluence, Savanna River confluence), Cloquet River confluence, US 2, Rte 33 and Cloquet.
Title at source: St Louis River Paddle.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=646431
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Straight River, southern MN. Information.
Ed note: Tributary of the Cannon River.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... /more.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/news/podcast ... aight.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/river_levels/index.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Straight_R ... nnesota%29
http://www.trails.com/tcatalog_trail.as ... CGM017-105
USGS gauge near Faribault.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Straight River. County Road 18 to Cannon River junction. Online, Guide, Photos.
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Contents: Map (access points, campsite locations, rapids locations and ratings, portage locations, etc), river levels, etc.
Route description: The MN DNR map provides full details.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Straight River. Morehouse Park to County Rd 19. Online, Notes.
Source: paddling.net
Author: Riverbreeze.
Ed note: Day trip.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?2579
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Straight River, central MN. Information.
Ed note: Entry included for disambiguation only; no Route at present.
Ed note: Tributary of the Fish Hook River, an indirect tributary of the Crow Wing River.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Straight_R ... nnesota%29
USGS gauge near Park Rapids.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Sibley State Park. Information.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/ ... index.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/ ... mping.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/sibley/maps.html
etc.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sibley_State_Park
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Swan Lake and Henschien Lake. New London. Online, Notes, Photos, Map.
Location: “Norway Lake”. New London.
Source: Every Trail.
Author: wanqare.
Route description (“4.5 miles”): Day trip: Rte 5NW (at Games Lake), Swan Lake, Henschien Lake, almost to Andrew Lake; return.
Title at source: games to andrew.
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=1209894
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.


Vermilion River. Vermilion Lake to Crane Lake. Online, Guide, Photos.
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Contents: Map (access points, campsite locations, rapids locations and ratings, portage locations, etc), river levels, etc.
Route description: The MN DNR map provides full details.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Watonwan River. Information.
Ed note: Tributary of the Blue Earth River.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/maps/canoe ... esota3.pdf
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/river_levels ... t=CBR00638
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Watonwan_River
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/river_levels/index.html
http://www.gberba.org/
USGS gauge near Garden City.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Watanon River. Madelia to Blue Earth River junction. Online, Guide, Photos.
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Contents: Map (access points, campsite locations, rapids locations and ratings, portage locations, etc), river levels, etc.
Route description: The MN DNR map provides full details.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Whitewater River. Information.
Ed note: Tributary of the Mississippi River, entering it across from Buffalo WI.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/maps/canoe ... zumbro.pdf
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/news/podcast ... water.html
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/river_levels ... t=CBR00640
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitewater ... nnesota%29
http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/f ... iredriver/
http://www.whitewaterwatershed.org/
http://www.bae.ncsu.edu/programs/extens ... les/MN.pdf
North Fork Whitewater River, near Elba.
http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/circ1173/circ ... pter08.htm
Whitewater State Park.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/ ... index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Whitewater River. Elba to Mississippi River junction. Online, Guide, Photos.
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Contents: Map (access points, campsite locations, rapids locations and ratings, portage locations, etc), river levels, etc.
Route description: The MN DNR map provides full details.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Zumbro River. Information.
Ed note: Tributary of the Mississippi River, entering it near Kellogg.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/maps/canoe ... zumbro.pdf
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/river_levels ... t=CBR00651
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/news/podcasts/wt_zumbro.html
http://www.zumbrowatershed.org/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zumbro_River
South Fork. USGS gauge at Rochester.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
USGS gauge at Zumbro Falls.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrogra ... gage=zumm5
Middle Fork at Pine Island.
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrogra ... gage=pnlm5
MN DNR gauge at Kellogg.
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/mn/nwis/uv/?s ... 0065,00060
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Zumbro River. Assorted starting points (including Lake Zumbro) to Mississippi River junction. Online, Guide, Photos.
Source: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Contents: Map (access points, campsite locations, rapids locations and ratings, portage locations, etc), river levels, etc.
Route description: The MN DNR map provides full details.
North Fork. US Hwy 52 to Zumbro River junction.
North Branch of the Middle Fork. Township road to junction with the Middle Fork.
Middle Fork. Township road to Lake Zumbro.
South Branch of the Middle Fork. Mantorville to Shady Lake.
South Fork. Mayowood Lake to Lake Zumbro.
Zumbro River. Lake Zumbro (confluence of the Middle and South Forks) to Mississippi River junction.
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/watertrails/ ... index.html
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Zumbro River, North Fork and Zumbro River. Mazeppa to Zumbro Falls. Online, Notes.
Source: paddling.net
Author: Christina.
Route description: Mazeppa to Sportsman Park on the Zumbro River in Zumbro Falls. Consult the MN DNR entry for details.
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?2955
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

Zumbro River. Zumbro Falls to Theilman. Online, Notes.
Source: paddling.net
Author: Riverbreeze.
Route description:
http://www.paddling.net/places/showReport.html?2581
This entry was written by Allan Jacobs.

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