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Veterans Paddle on the Mississippi River

  • North Mississippi Regional Park 5116 North Mississippi Drive Minneapolis, MN, 55412 United States (map)
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Join National Park Rangers Brent Skaja (Army Veteran) and Kyle Just (Air Force Veteran) for a veteran-only paddle down the Mississippi River. The journey starts at North Mississippi Regional Park in Minneapolis. From there you will kayak the Mississippi River down to the heron rookery just north of Lowry Ave. Then its a break at The Sample Room for lunch on the river. Afterward, you'll paddle to the Sheridan Memorial Park and finish at Boom Island.

  • This event is limited to 16 participants.

  • Veteran will be defined as someone who has completed at least 181 days of active duty, not for training only.

  • You must be able to swim.

  • Kayaks, lunch, and transportation from Boom Island back to North Mississippi is included in the price.

Questions? Contact Ranger Kyle Just: kyle_just@nps.gov or 651-293-0200