Mississippi Headwaters Mysteries Walk

July 16, 2024

Did you ever wonder why there are two different lengths recorded for the river? How did Lake Itasca get its name? Have those rocks always been there? Does the river ever freeze? Discover the answer to these mysteries about the Mississippi River and Lake Itasca on a walk to the headwaters from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 16 starting under the porch at the Mary Gibbs Mississippi Headwaters Center.