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Crow Wing Canoe Day & Fur Trade Encampment

An opportunity to canoe the Mississippi River from Brainerd to Crow Wing State Park June 21, where an authentic fur trade-era encampment will include demonstrations of pioneer days, will be available.

Interested people may arrive at Crow Wing State Park, south of Brainerd by the Welcome Center, by river or road.

Those who want the added adventure of a canoe or kayak trip are welcome to join the group with a start time at 10 a.m. at Kiwanis Park in Brainerd. Participants will canoe down the Mississippi River to Crow Wing State Park. The fur trade encampment is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Crow Wing County Muzzle Loaders will set up an authentic fur trade era encampment at Crow Wing State Park. Whether they arrive by river or road, visitors are invited to tour the fur trade encampment and watch as the Crow Wing County Muzzle Loaders demonstrate how crafts of the pioneer era were made. Admission to the park is free this day.

For more information, call the park at 825-3075 or go online to