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Mississippi River Trail

Links

Resources to assist you in your Mississippi River adventure

Off-Road Trails Incorporated Into the Mississippi River Trail

 

Minnesota Travel and Tourism


Bike and Canoe the Mississippi River
Info on the Mississippi River Water Trail
Mississippi River canoe outfitters/shuttle service


Minnesota Parks

 


History, Culture, and Stories



Weather



Travel

  •  Jefferson Bus Lines - serving Bemidji, Brainerd, St. Cloud, Twin Cities, Red Wing and Winona
  •  AMTRAK - Daily full baggage service to Winona and the Twin Cities
  •  Lakes Express - Scheduled shuttle vans (at least one day prior reservation required) serving Baxter, Brainerd, Little Falls, St. Cloud, Monticello, Elk River and the  Twins Cities.
  •  Executive Express - Scheduled shuttle vans (at least one day prior reservation required) serving Brainerd, Camp Ripley, Little Falls, St. Cloud, Monticello and the  Twins Cities.
  •  GO Carefree Shuttle - Scheduled shuttle vans with limited availability (call ahead) to serve bicyclists between Winona and the Twin Cities.

 

Traveling by public transportation to Bemidji and beginning your MRT adventure at Itasca State Park? 

 

 

Maps

  • Bike maps:  Minnesota
  • Cyclopath:  A Geo-Wiki trip-planning tool for MRT side trips in the Twin Cities--designed by, and updated regularly, by bicyclists.  

 

 

Guides for Traveling the entire Mississippi River Trail from Minnesota to Louisiana

 

 

Everything you want to know about Bicycle Travel