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Picnic the River Gorge
August 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until October 14, 2018
The deep river gorge that runs through the city of Saint Paul is a natural wonder filled with scenic parks and green spaces, considered among the best park systems in the country by the Trust for Public Land. A new map produced by downtown businesses promotes picnics as a memorable way to enjoy the extraordinary views from the bluff top or on the water.
Visitors can view a map of picnic locations at www.visitsaintpaul.com/riverpicnic
Sunday morning walking tours will provide an opportunity to learn more about the rich history of the place. Tour guide Joan Mathison will lead walking tours of the river gorge Sunday mornings at 10 am through the summer and fall.. Cost is $25 per person. Reservations are required at www.adventureswithalocavore.com. Joan writes for MNopedia.org, the online encyclopedia of the Minnesota Historical Society.