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Crow Wing Canoe Day planned

The Crow Wing Canoe Day and Fur Trade Encampment is planned at 10 a.m. Saturday at Kiwanis Park in Brainerd as participants canoe down the Mississippi River to Crow Wing State Park. 

Participants are asked to bring a canoe and gear. The Fur Trade Encampment is open at Crow Wing State Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

The Crow Wing County Muzzle Loaders set up an authentic Fur Trade era encampment at Crow Wing State Park. Whether arriving 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 is free this day.

Sponsors of the event are the DNR, Crow Wing County Muzzle Loaders, Friends of Old Crow Wing, Crow Wing County Land Services and Mississippi Headwaters Board.

For more information, call 825-3075.