Paddleboat at Mississippi River Headwaters in Park Rapids, Minnesota - Encircle Photos

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Floating along in the Coborn’s Cruises Chester Charles II paddleboat is a scenic way to view the Mississippi River Headwaters. These rocks mark the river’s origin in Itasca State Park. Founded in 1891, the park is the state’s oldest with over 32,000 acres and about 100 lakes. From here, the Mississippi River begins its 2,552 mile journey to the Gulf of Mexico near New Orleans.

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Miss Headwaters Visitor Park Shevlin, MN 56676

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