Class I Red Lake River, MN

Red Lake River State Water Trail

The Red Lake River is one of the few canoeing and kayaking rivers in northwestern Minnesota. It begins at Upper and Lower Red Lake and flows generally westward until it joins the Red River of the North in East Grand Forks. The river flows past marshy wilderness, flat farmland, towering eroded cliffs and steep, wooded banks. There are no major rapids.

Section Details

Trip Length Multiday, 195.0 Miles
Fishing Yes
Camping Yes
Manager State, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Wild & Scenic No
Water Trail Yes
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