Getting on the River
Take your canoe or kayak to Reno Bottoms (563.873.3423), a 10-mile one-way trail that begins at the spillway for Lock and Dam 8 and goes downstream to New Albin, Iowa, passing through backwaters that will give you a feel for what the Upper Mississippi River was like before the lock and dam system was built in the 1930s.
**Looking for more places to visit along the Mississippi River? Check out Road Tripping Along the Great River Road, Vol. 1. Click the link above for more. Disclosure: This website may be compensated for linking to other sites or for sales of products we link to.
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