Class I Red River of the North, MN

Red River of the North State Water Trail

The Red River of the North flows northward 550 miles from its source in Breckenridge, Minnesota to Lake Winnipeg in Canada. The river winds through the hearts of cities including Fargo, Moorhead, and Grand Forks. The Red River Valley created the border between Minnesota and North Dakota. This river was a key trade route for the Hudson's Bay Company, and contributed to the settlement of British North America.

Section Details

Trip Length Multiday, 403.0 Miles
Fishing Yes
Camping Yes
Manager State, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Wild & Scenic No
Water Trail Yes
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