Tag: Mississippi river
Crow Wing State Park
This park is between Little Falls and Brainerd, Minnesota on Highway 371. Starting the hike, I had the choice of following the river upstream or downstream, or entering the forest. I chose the forest
Itasca State Park
Between Park Rapids and Bemidji, Minnesota is Lake Itasca, the headwaters of the Mississippi River. People from all over the world come to wade across the great Mississippi without even getting their knees wet.
Hike in Place: Part 3
Three more hikes for part 3 of this series. It is surprising how many places I have found that are new to me even though they are close to home. It is all about showing up and putting in the steps. We notice more when we are willing to see.
Rice Creek West Regional Trail: Locke County Park to the Mississippi River
This day was all about connections. In the past I hiked east from Locke County Park. One of my earlier blog posts is about slipping on the ice in the section between Central Ave and Silver Lake Road. East from Locke County Park the trail meanders back and forth across the creek for a couple…
Coon Rapids Dam
My hike was only 2.67 miles (4.3 km) because I stopped to chat with an old friend and ran out of time.