November 2016 - The City of Saint Paul Department of Parks and Recreation, through the Great River Passage Initiative is seeking ideas from a qualified programming and management partner for the Riverboat, the former Minnesota Centennial Showboat at Harriet Island Regional Park. Read More.
August 2016 - The City of Saint Paul Department of Parks and Recreation is proud to announce the hiring of a new manager to oversee the Great River Passage Initiative. Mary deLaittre has been selected to lead the Great River Passage Initiative team, which will be tasked with developing and implementing a work plan that drives progress on the goals laid out in the Great River Passage Master Plan. Read More.
April 2016 - Planning is underway for the Saint Paul River Balcony. Part of the Great River Passage Master Plan, the Saint Paul River Balcony would run along the downtown river bluff from the Science Museum of Minnesota to Union Depot. For upcoming meetings and more detailed information, visit theSaint Paul River Balcony Website.
Saint Paul’s 17 mile stretch of the Mississippi River has natural, recreational, scenic, and spiritual qualities that have drawn people to the area for thousands of years. The area’s rich resources have sustained the lives of American Indians, including the Dakota people, who recognized the corridor’ more