Canoe Day is Aug. 1

Paddlers get ready for a trip down the Mississippi River on Canoe Day 2019. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch

The Mississippi Headwaters Board will host its annual Canoe Day Saturday, Aug. 1, at Kiwanis Park in Brainerd.

Social hour is 9-10 a.m. with booths featuring environmental, recreational and civic themes.

The canoe launch is 10-11 a.m. Enjoy a paddle down the Mississippi River and arrive at Crow Wing State Park about 1:30 p.m.

A free shuttle service is provided to return those participating back to Kiwanis Park to retrieve their vehicles.

For more information, call the Mississippi Headwaters Board at 218-824-1189.

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