Great River Road National Scenic Byway

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Directions

  • Directions and information on over 700 things to see and do can be found at www.MnMississippiRiver.com.

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  • Eco-Friendly Landscape/Facility Design
  • Transportation-Related Policies or Programs
  • Organic or Local Food & Beverage Choices

Attraction Attributes

  • Accessible to Disabled
  • Can Accommodate Groups of 45 or more

Length

  • 565 miles

Route

  • A series of roads following the Mississippi River from Itasca State Park in northwest Minnesota, through the Twin Cities, and along the southeast border of the state

Scenery

  • Mississippi River, as it grows from a small wilderness stream to a wide expanse lined by tall, wooded bluffs.

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