Mightyssippi River Adventure

The MIGHTYSSIPPI RIVER ADVENTURE challenges people to paddle and experience a part of the Twin Cities in a whole new way. The Mighty Mississippi is the birth place of the Twin Cities and now you can experience it with your friends and others on a fully supported adventure complete with FOOD, REST STOPS and Finisher Party. Start in Minneapolis and finish in St. Paul.

You must register online for this event:

http://www.mightyssippi.com/

Sign up before December 1 for only $35

Also check out:

New improved course from Minneapolis to St. Paul
New features and improvements for 2013
Highlights from last years event - Pictures and Video
Happy Holidays from the Mightyssippi!

Paddle On!

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  • Joe L.

    The event was a lot of fun and the weather was better than expected. If there was a gathering of TC Paddlers, I didn't find them. I didn't see a sign or anything identifying the Meetup group but there was a lot of activity at the launch site, so I might have missed it. I hope everyone else enjoyed their paddling.

    June 15, 2013

  • Kyle

    It was a nice casual peddle (we had the Honor kayaks) down the Mightyssippi.

    June 15, 2013

    • Kyle

      Darn autocorrect! I meant Hobie kayaks. Sheesh!!

      June 15, 2013

  • Janet

    Enjoyed the paddle and happy the rains came afterwards. I never did see where/who was meeting for the Meetup either.

    June 15, 2013

  • Marji

    Here we all are, ready and excited to go. I don't know anyone from the group. Feel free to introduce yourselves as you paddle by as I'm new to the group and there was no meeting point for introductions. I hope everyone has a great time and all stay safe.

    June 15, 2013

  • Norma

    Bummer. I can't go after all. I hope you all have a great time.

    June 14, 2013

  • Mike

    Heading to the St. Croix with my kids instead.

    June 13, 2013

  • gayle

    The river beckons!

    June 12, 2013

  • Ali

    Do we bring our own kayaks?

    June 10, 2013

  • Barbara

    I would really really love to do this, however, I do not have a car, so I see very difficult going there... Is there any possibility of carpooling? That would be so nice...

    May 28, 2013

  • Marji

    Where is our group meeting for this awesome paddle? Are we buying the shuttle pass or do we have our own shuttle drivers? These may seem like odd questions, but this is new for me in MN. I've kayaked in FL and KY and only on a few lakes here in MN. This looks like a super fun time and I'm looking forward to doing it with this group, who's also new to me.

    May 18, 2013

  • Paul B.

    Check out the suggestions for Cleary Park Paddle

    April 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sounds like a great time in our own back yard. Sure would like to do the Minnehaha Creek sometime too!
    Never Kayaked, hope it's not too difficult.

    March 20, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      I would love to kayak down Minnehaha, while the water levels are still high - did part of it last yr. Is it possible to do a kayak/camp trip? I have heard that one cannot kayak in the green space/parks along the creek but I would assume that one can acquire a permit.

      1 · April 23, 2013

  • Linda

    Sounds great, but how "in-shape with experience" does one need to be for this? LOL!
    I'm a beginner. Is there more information in finding out of what's all involved; all day event; etc?
    Thanks

    March 11, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      I did it last year - not very in shape or experienced then :)

      April 23, 2013

  • Rebecca

    I am new to this as well, am anxious to meet other people that want to learn more about it. I just bought a kayak!! it would be fun to even do that route from st. cloud to clearwater!!! 4 1/2 hrs

    April 22, 2013

  • Jenifer M.

    I can hardly wait.

    April 10, 2013

  • Karin

    Boats are not provided, however there are plenty of places you can rent canoes. single kayaks or tandem kayaks from around town.

    April 1, 2013

  • Cary E.

    What type of boats will be provided? I am 6'3" 205 pounds and don't fit in a small kayak very well and have little experience in them. I am fine in a canoe.

    April 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    yes this sounds like a great day already. I'm just not sure my skills are up to a trip on the Mightyssippi! only kayaked 4 times do far. second time was a sunset tour of the sea caves in the Apostle Islands and 4th time was paddling upstream on the Potomac. Maybe I do have enough experience. is there rental location nearby?

    March 7, 2013

  • gayle

    The river beckons!

    January 31, 2013

  • Mike S.

    Sounds like a lot of fun.

    November 21, 2012

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