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IOWA'S MISSISSIPPI RIVER TRAIL

IOWA ATTRACTIONS ON THE MRT

Rural Iowa scene

Rural Iowa (MRT, Inc.)

Dubuque monument

Dubuque Monument
(Dubuque Chamber of Commerce)

Throughout history, the Mississippi River has served as an important passageway, carrying native peoples, explorers, fur traders, steamboats, barges, and much more. The river has also made its way into the hearts and imaginations of Americans through its great power and beauty. According to Mark Twain, the river "has a new story to tell every day."

Iowa's portion of the MRT offers the following attractions: