In several areas around the community, residents can see the Crow River as it makes its way to the Mississippi River.
Here are a few facts about the waterway:
- The Crow River, North Fork is about 125 miles as it flows southeast from Lake Koronis until it joins the Mississippi River in Dayton, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The Crow River borders the east portion of Wright County.
- Most portions of the river are considered to be part of a state-designated canoe and boating route, “the North Fork is generally considered to be the main stem, the best maintained, and the best canoeing.”
- The North Fork of the Crow was added to Minnesota’s Wild and Scenic Rivers Program in 1976.
- Wright County has several park locations to access the river, including Riverside County Park in Hanover and Crow Springs County Park near Buffalo.
- Some of the fish in the Crow River have included, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, carp, redhorse, white sucker, channel catfish, black bullhead and bass.
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Crow Rivers Resources
- Crow River Access Map/Guides (Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
- Crow River, North Fork (Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
- Water Trail Guide/Map to the North Fork Crow River (Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
- River System Parks (Wright County)