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Mississippi River - Pool 2
431 North Shore Drive
Fountain City, MN 54629-0397
Phone: (507) 895-6341
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NOTICE: Many states are discouraging or banning movement of firewood to control spread of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). Not bringing wood from home to your campsite and not taking unused wood you procure while camping home with you is recommended -- required in some states. Check the following website to learn more:

See the Mississippi River - Pool 2 website for additional information. Primary recreational opportunities are listed below.

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Directions: Lock and Dam 2 is about 1 mile north of downtown Hastings, MN just off of US Highway 61, part of the Great River Road. This project is adjacent to Lake Rebecca Park. 1350 Dam Road, Hastings, MN.

Factoid: Located within the Upper Mississippi River Valley between St. Paul and Hastings, MN. Project lands are located within the Corps of Engineers Nine Foot Navigation Project. The Main channel provides excellent deep draft boating opportunities and scenic views of the metropolitan riverfront. Pool 2 is within the Mississippi National River and Rrecreation Area corridor. There is an observation platform for visitors to watch lock operations and see towboats and barges up close. Authorized in 1930 to provide a 9-foot navigation channel between Minneapolis - St. Paul, MN and St. Louis, MO, the Upper Mississippi River Project offers extensive opportunities for water-based recreation, ranging from backwater hunting and fishing to long-distance cruising in the main channel. In the St. Paul District, the project flows through three National Wildlife Refuges, the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, many State and local wildlife and recreation areas. Designated an American Heritage River, it offers visitors many recreational opportunities, including sightseeing along the river, visiting quaint river towns, viewing the wooded bluffs along the river, and watching bald eagles soaring.

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EElectric Campsites
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TPull Through Campsites
GGroup Camping
DDump Station
CFish Cleaning Stations
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PFishing Piers
APicnic Area
GGroup Picnic
GSGroup Picnic Shelter
PSwimming Pool
BBike Trails
QEquestrian Trails
HHiking Trails
IHiking Trails - Interpretive
ROff Road Vehicle Trails
FFitness Trails
WWater Trails
SSnow Mobile Trails
CCCross Country Skiing Trails
MMultipurpose Trails

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