Paddle the Mississippi River Backwaters

You are invited to join the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge (Refuge) and Friends of the Refuge Headwaters (FORH) on a paddle through the backwaters of the Mississippi River near Winona, MN.  Join fellow paddlers on Thursday, July 14 at 9:30 a.m. at the McNally Landing for a two-hour adventure.  This paddle is recommended for all experience levels.

McNally Boat Landing is located near Winona, MN on Prairie Island Road between the Lock and Dam 5A spillway and Minnesota City Boat Club. The GPS coordinates for the McNally Landing are 44°04`51.73″N 91°41`21.75″W.

Pre-registration is required by 4:00 p.m. Monday, July 11 by emailing or calling Leslie Watson at 507-494-6220 or  The Refuge will provide canoes, paddles and PFDs for your use, or you can bring your own equipment.

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