Looking down on Lake Pepin from Maiden Rock Bluff (overlook picture #3 of 13, taken Aug 2010). See more Photos here. Lake Pepin from Maiden Rock Bluff
Looking north up Lake Pepin, from the Wisconsin shore (photo taken July 2010). See more Photos here. Lake Pepin, from the Wisconsin shore
Winter is about over, such as it was this year, so I'll probably switch away from the snow and ice pictures--after just one more. Lake Pepin is a natural lake in the main channel of the Mississippi River that extends about 22 miles from Red Wing, Minnesota to Wabasha, Minnesota. It's one of the spots
Views of the Mississippi River from Minnesota.
The Upper Mississippi River is a great place to visit any time of year, it's just that some seasons require an extra layer or two of clothing.
Population (2010) 500 Introduction Once the center of a large commercial fishing operation, Bay City today is primarily a residential community, drawing fewer tourists than some of its neighbors along Lake Pepin. History Mr. A.C. Morton was the first known European to arrive at the future village site; he built a home in 1855. A.J.