- Mississippi River Resources
Mississippi River Levels
(http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/waters/csg/site_report.html?mode=get_site_report&site=17022001) - current water level of the Mississippi River at our section.
Mississippi River Map
(http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/maps/canoe_routes/mississippi7.pdf) - map of the Mississippi River from St. Cloud to Monticello.
- Clearwater, MN Weather
Wunderground Forcast for Clearwater: (http://www.wunderground.com/weather-forecast/US/MN/clearwater.html)
Wunderground Radar for Clearwater: (clearwater wunderground radar)
- General Paddling Resources
American Canoe Association (www.americancanoe.org) - "making the world a better place to paddle"
Canoeing.com (www.canoeing.com) - a fabulous resource for all things canoeing.
Minnesota Canoe Association (www.mncanoe.org) - a membership-based organization serving Minnesota's paddling enthusiasts. Lots of info on events, workshops and local resources.
- Local Lodging & Restaurants
AJ Acres Campground, Clearwater, MN (www.ajacrescampground.com) - a 150 acre site of woods, flowers, trails and lakes where you will feel safe and enjoy solid comfort.
St. Cloud/Clearwater RV Park (www.time2camp.com) - a family-oriented campground, just a mile from the Mississippi River on the Great River Road at this country getaway with big oaks.
America's Best Value Inn, Clearwater, MN (www.americasbestvalueinn.com) - 945 State Hwy 24, Clearwater, MN 55320.
D&L Taco Gringo, Clearwater, MN (www.dltacogringo.com)
Keith's Kettle Restaurant, Clearwater, MN (www.keithskettle.com)
Nelson Brothers Bakery & Restaurant, Clearwater, MN (www.clearwatertravelplaza.com/nelson-b/)
American Legion, Clearwater, MN - Beatty Humphries Post 323; 505 Pine Street, Clearwater, MN 55320; phone: (320) 558-6627
Flinstones Lounge, Clearwater, MN - 945 Hwy 24, Clearwater, MN 55320; phone: (320) 558-2199
Fast Food, Clearwater, MN - Subway, Burger King, Dairy Queen.
- Local Information & Attractions
City of Clearwater, MN (www.clearwatercity.com) - with plenty of other local attractions including antique shops, a day spa and shooting range, Clearwater is an ideal “daycation” destination for your whole family.
Clearwater Travel Plaza (www.clearwatertravelplaza.com) - Amenities such as a truck stop, gas and convenience store, bakery, food court, restaurant, pub, shops, and more make this travel plaza a destination all in itself. And don't even mention the Nelson Bro's Bakery's world famous fritter bread. Delicious!
Eagle Trace Golf and Event Center, Clearwater, MN (http://www.eagletracegolf.com/) - also located on the "Wild & Scenic" Mississippi River within walking distance from us is this 18 hole championship course. Ammenities include a pro shop, bar & grill, and frequent events.
Grayson's Berryland, Clear Lake, MN (www.graysonsberryland.com) - Go berry picking for an afternoon and taste the delectable fruits of you labor. Depending on the time of season, Grayson's has Strawberries, Raspberries, or Blueberries.
Silver Bullet Saddle Club, Clearwater, MN (www.silverbulletsaddleclub.com/events) - A local, community friendly club that hosts three WSCA shows a year and has a three-day rodeo once a year in August that was voted Minnesota's #1 Rodeo in 2010.
Blueberry Hill Antiques, Monticello, MN - Antique resale shop between Monticello and Clearwater. 2581 155th St Nw, Monticello, MN 55362; phone: (763) 878-2702
- Suggested Businesses & Products
Cache Lake Foods, Bemidji, MN (www.cachelake.com) - offers yummy meals and foods for the outdoor enthusiast.
Cannon Paddles, Minneapolis, MN (www.cannonpaddles.com) - Cannon Paddles offers a vast array of paddles for water-sports enthusiasts of all types
Current Designs Kayaks, Winona, MN (www.cdkayak.com) - "A work of art, made for life." Current Designs' recreational, transition and touring kayaks are the perfect mix of form and function.
Duluth Pack, Duluth, MN (www.duluthpack.com) - packs, luggage, briefcases, totes and backpacks for a variety of outdoor and indoor activities - all built in Minnesota and guaranteed for life, since 1882.
Native Watercraft, Greensboro, NC (www.nativewatercraft.com/) - a great source and selection of sit-on-top and fishing kayaks.
NuCanoe, Bellingham, WA (www.nucanoe.com) - offers hybrid kayaks that are ideal for fishing, hunting, fly-fishing, and general paddling.
Osagian Aluminum Canoes, Lebanon, MO (www.osagian.com) - proudly offering aluminum canoes and trailers for over 30 years and now the first maker of an aluminum kayak.
Pau Hana Surf Supply Co. Santa Clarita, CA (www.pauhanasurfco.com) - the Hawaiian phrase "pau hana" or "work is over" is the founding principle of this stand up paddle board design and manufacturing company, who aim to provide the best standard for play and family time after work.
Space Trailers, Burnsville, MN (www.spacetrailers.com/) - Whether you drive a Mini Cooper or a minivan, SPACE™ Trailers lets you bring everything you want — not just what you need.
Turning Waters - Bed, Breakfast and Adventure, Wabasha, MN (www.turningwatersbandb.com/) - An amazing place to visit if you are up for comfort, great food, and adventure.
Voyageur Canoe Outfitters, Grand Marais, MN (www.canoeit.com) - An outstanding resource for outfitting, lodging and trips into the northeastern part of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Quetico Provincial Park.
Wenonah Canoes, Winona, MN (www.wenonah.com) - "The only choice for people who know and love canoeing." Wenonah offers the fullest and finest line of canoes, since 1968.
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