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Mississippi River Day Trips by Wilderness Inquiry
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Looking for a fun outdoor adventure in the Twin Cities? Explore the Mighty Mississippi River on a half-day guided canoe trip. These popular adventures take place in the Twin Cities' very own National Park – the Mississippi National River and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
808 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1516
+1 612-676-9400
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great time canoeing down the Mississippi learning some history of the river. Had some laughed a long the way. Nice staff that was fun and easy to talk with and kid around with. Went to Harriet island and took a school bus...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Wildgreg, Manager at Mississippi River Day Trips by Wilderness Inquiry, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Lisa-- So sorry if shuttle bus was uncomfortable. We'll look in to that with our bus company.

Reviewed 2 October 2017

It was great to get out and see the city from a different perspective! Our guide was fantastic and friendly. My partner and I were seated with a group of six and everyone in the canoe loved traveling so many travel stories and recommendations were...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Cinnamon W
Reviewed 15 September 2016

My husband and I enjoyed a leisurely paddle with WI for the Labor Day Picnic and Paddle event. The equipment was great, staff was attentive, informative and organized. My only suggestion would be to stop for lunch a little later... it seemed like we had...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank COcarrie
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Friends wonder why you keep returning to the BWCA? Kids turn into Nervous Nellies at any slightly adventurous outing? Try a day trip with Wilderness Inquiry. The guides were calm and efficient. Instructions were clear and concise. Canoes (60 ft long!) were stable. Even the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Melaniedamiena
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This trip was professionally and cheerfully guided with guides who were knowledgeable about the history and nature of the area. This is not a strenuous trip at all, leaving lots of time to enjoy the wildlife and scenery. We had the additional treat of watching...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank jimspahn
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Canoeing the Mississippi River is an intimidating thought for me. It was easy with WI. I felt very comfortable and secure with our guide, Chris. We did not get wet or muddy entering or exiting the canoe. The guides did all of the gross, hard...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Cindy O
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent outing with friends! Highly recommend. We've never been disappointed with Wilderness Inquiry! Great guides, great canoes, beautiful tour.... everything was fantastic.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank mbressler99
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We took a short canoe trip with our 3 year old and it was just wonderful. The staff was absolutely wonderful with young children and we felt like we were in good hands all along.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank meghanandjeff
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

So fun and well orchestrated! Would definitely do another trip with WI again. Went with my 11 yr old and had a wonderful time. Do not need have any experience with canoeing either. Beautiful trip.

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank angelladk
Reviewed 5 October 2015

This weekend of bright sunshine and cool temps was perfect for a paddle down the great Mississippi in long voyageur canoes. The colors are barely starting to change, but the trees were beautiful anyway. Kingfishers, great blue herons and eagles made it seem like we...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank Ann W
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Cindy O
11 March 2016|
Response from wildernessinquiry | Property representative |
Hi Cindy! Yes, you can check out all of our Mississippi River Day Trips online. Unfortunately, Trip Advisor doesn't let us put links in these responses! :( Just google "wilderness inquiry mississippi trips" and you'll find... More