Twin Cities Paddling Guide (Digital)


The easiest way to find local lakes and river trails to paddle in Minneapolis/Saint Paul metro area county, regional and state parks. Published by Brodin Press 2020, 52 pages.

Delivery: This is a PDF digital product. You’ll get your download link immediately after order and again in an email. (Check your spam/junk folder if you don’t see your email within a few minutes.)

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Our Twin Cities Paddling Guide is your most-convenient source for exploring the lakes and rivers in our local parks and water trails. In this Land of 10,000 Lakes, there are almost 1,400 lakes right in the Twin Cities metro area, plus three major rivers and other smaller rivers and creeks.

In this 52-page digital guide we cover the waterways open to paddling in county, regional and state parks as well as the designated river trails in the metro.

Here’s what’s included:

  • More than 150 clickable links that bring you to online maps and other resources in seconds
  • Printable letter-size full-color pages if you want to print out a copy, too
  • County, regional and state parks in the 7-county metro area that have public water access.
  • Covers Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington Counties.
  • Local renters, outfitters and paddle skills course instructors.
  • Local lake chains to paddle.
  • Local canoe camping opportunities.
  • Local campgrounds with canoe, kayak and SUP access.
  • National, state and local river trails that run through the metro area.

Twin Cities Paddling Guide is an 8.5×11 digital download in PDF format. You will not receive a print copy in the mail. Because of the large format, it reads easiest on a computer, laptop or tablet, but it’ll work on your smart phone, too.

If you plan to download on a mobile device be sure you have a PDF reader app installed. There are several free options available.

We’re sorry, digital download products are not returnable.

Each year, we give 10% of our profits to a local charity. Since 2020 that charity has been The Dwelling Place. The Dwelling Place, based in Anoka County, offers transitional housing and support to victims of domestic abuse.