A world of fun and adventure awaits you and your family on the Mississippi River!

Saturday, July 30, 2016
Stearns County Mississippi River Park
41300 County Road 1 (7 miles north of Sartell)
10 A.M. - 3 P.M.  Rain or Shine!

Food will be available on-site to buy from the Axle Grill, or feel free to pack a lunch and enjoy a family picnic.


Directions to Stearns County Mississippi River Park 


Take a Day OFF Photos


Blend Event

There will be a Blend Fit Kids Club Series 1K trail/run/walk event for your family to complete any time from 10:00-3:00pm. Registration will only be at the day′s event. No cost to register. 





Grab your blankets, sit down and enjoy a presentation by RAD Zoo. Using live reptiles and amphibians. RAD Zoo is home to over 150 kinds of animals from all over the world exhibited in naturalistic recreations of their native environments. Participants will view the amazing creatures of the reptile and amphibian world. This is a presentation you will not want to miss! 

Presentations at 11:30am and 1:00pm.




Paddle the Mighty Mississippi

Never been on the Mississippi River? Don’t own a canoe? No problem, join Wilderness Inquiry for a 5.5 mile paddle down one of the most scenic stretches of the Mississippi River in Central MN.  Trip takes about 3 hrs; only two of those hours are actually on the water.  Registration is only accepted on the day of the event. Must register prior to departure, so register early.  Departure time will be @ 12:00 PM.



Special Raffle Give Away

Participants can enter in for a chance to win Scheels gift cards. 

Event Sponsors

The Stearns County Soil and Water Conservation District in partnership with  Stearns County ParksMN Department of Natural Resources, local sportsmen's clubs and many more local partners are hosting this day of family fun, where participants can get hands-on instruction in a variety of outdoor activities.


For more information contact:

Stearns County Soil & Water Conservation District
110 2nd Street South, Waite Park, MN 56387
Ph: 320-251-7800 x3

OR email:


Archery - Fishing - Disc Golf - Electro Fishing Demos - Kayaking - Canoeing - Kids Games - Birdhouse Building - Paddlesports - Jakes Aim Range - Tracks and Furs - Geocaching- Buckthorn Walking Sticks - Nature Art - Kids Give-Aways - Terrestrial Invasive Species - Family Picnics - Mississippi River Tours - And More Family Friendly Fun!

All events are offered FREE of charge, no experience necessary, and equipment is provided.

Problems or Questions about this website? Please contact ben.ruley@mn.nacdnet.net

All contents are the property of Stearns County SWCD. The District's goal is to provide quality and accurate information.
All information within this site, though, is subject to change and should only serve as a guideline for the District's services and procedures.
For the most current and accurate information, please contact the District at (320)251-7800, Extension 3.

Office Hours 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Mon-Fri

110 2nd Street South, Waite Park, MN 56387 | Ph: 320-251-7800 x3 | Fax: 855-205-6907

© Copyright 2013 St. Cloud, Minnesota. All rights reserved. - Powered by LiveEdit™ CMS