My favorite twisty branch. Photo: Whitney Hauser.
Location: 5000 West River Parkway The 30-foot damn was completed in 1917 and provides water depths necessary to maintain a 9 and 1/2 foot channel from St. Paul to Minneapolis. It is located at mile 848 of the Mississippi River and is one of 29 locks and dams that provide a water "stairway" from Minneapolis to... Continue Reading →
Location: 36th St. and West River Pkwy This spot at the top of Giggling Hills was filled with oak saplings just a few weeks ago. Park management must be thinning it out so the mature trees can thrive. A great place to go for a walk in the neighborhood that over looks the Mississippi River.... Continue Reading →
Location: West River Parkway and East 42nd Street We had the opportunity to meet these amazing young men. Paul and Michael started their most recent canoe trip in Bemidji. They portaged around Saint Anthony Falls and we found them after they navigated their canoes and belongings out of the Mississippi, up the steep gorge. They... Continue Reading →
Location: Near 34th St. entrance While enjoying a walk along the beach we met Charlie playing in the water looking for sticks, so happy to be enjoying the outside after several days of rain. Photo: Carri Musil
Location: Mississippi River bank Waning sunset coming through the trees down on the riverside, near the Minnehaha dog park. Photo: Rick Fuentes