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Mississippi Headwaters, Lake Itasca

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  • Being from Louisiana, I know what the Mississippi River looks like when it flows into the Gulf of Mexico. So I was truly amazed that the Mighty Mississippi starts as such a small shallow creek. Rocks ...  more »
  • This is a wonderful spot in Lake Itasca State Park where the Mississippi River begins. You can walk across the headwaters here. I did not do it because the rocks look slippery but many younger people ...  more »
  • In november 2014 I visited the Mississippi delta South of New Orleans. There and then I decided I also wanted to see where this water comes from. When I got to Itasca State Park two years later, I was...  more »