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Minnesota River State Water Trail: LeSueur to Fort Snelling

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Southeastern MN:
Le Sueur, Sibley, Scott, Carver, Hennepin, and Dakota Counties

DNR Parks and Trails
Central Regional Office
(651) 259-5841

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Once a vital highway for Indians, explorers, traders, and settlers, the Minnesota River is now a placid route.

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This segment of the river is quite gentle and easy to canoe on. It curves gently up to Fort Snelling and does not have any rapids or dams to portage.
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