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Kayak to the Heron Rookery

  • Boom Island 724 Sibley Street Northeast Minneapolis, MN, 55413 United States (map)

  • 6:00 PM  8:00 PM

  • Boom Island Park (map)

Get up close and personal with the north Minneapolis heron rookery, spot bald eagles, peregrine falcons and other wildlife as you kayak down the Mississippi River with me as a park ranger.. You will also pass by the site for the Upper Harbor Terminal Project, and several industries on the river. This four-mile paddle from North Mississippi Regional Park to Boom Island Park includes a kayak, paddle and personal flotation device rental from Paddle Share.

Please note: Attendees must be 18+ and must be able to maneuver a kayak on the Mississippi River. 

Directions: Meet at Boom Island Park in the main parking lot at 5:30 PM. A shuttle will take you to North Mississippi Regional Park where you will get a kayak and then paddle back to your car / the starting point at Boom Island Park.

This event is $35 per person, or $30 for members of Mississippi Park Connection. Learn more about membership here. If you are unsure of your membership status, please email or call 651.291.8164

Space is limited to 10 people; 8 single kayaks and 1 tandem kayak and you can book your space here.

Earlier Event: June 26
Murder on the Mississippi
Later Event: July 9
Kayak to the Heron Rookery