5 Outdoor Gift Ideas for Father's Day

 

Murder Mystery Theater Riverboat Experience on the Mississippi River

Cost: $25 ($20 for Mississippi Park Connection Members)

Pontoon Tour of the Mississippi River with a National Park Service Ranger

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Bike Tour of Saint Paul, Minneapolis or Hastings with a National Park Service Ranger

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  • Cost: Saint Paul Route - $10; Minneapolis - Free (Registration Required); Hastings - Free (Registration Not Required)

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  • Each Bike with a Ranger route is lead by a knowledgeable National Park Service Ranger who will regale you with historical and relevant stories of various sites as you bike along the Mississippi River. The Minneapolis route covers the history of Nicollet Island, Boom Island, Bohemian Flats, and the only waterfall on the Mississippi River, St. Anthony Falls. The St. Paul route explores the history, geology, watersheds, and parks that connect us all to natural and culturally significant sites such as: Harriet Island, Lilydale Regional Park, Bdote at Fort Snelling, and the Sibley House Historic Site.

  • More information: see date links above

Kayak Tour of the Mississippi River with a National Park Service Ranger

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  • Cost: $35 ($30 for Mississippi Park Connection Members)

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  • This gift is perfect for anyone who enjoys being in nature, learning about history, and recreating outdoors. Everyone from novices to experts will find value in this program, whether it’s learning about the history and ecology of the national park in the Twin Cities, or the security of having an experienced park ranger on hand as they navigate the Mississippi River on a kayak. Cost includes a Paddle Share kayak rental.

  • More information: see date links above

Exploration Adventure in a National Park with YOU

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