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LMRD 664, Friday, June 1, 2018

Summer Beach Special!

It's June -- and the beaches are beautiful! Bring the sunscreen, sun hat, swim suit, towel, snacks and water bottles... we'll provide everything else to get you to the beautiful beaches of the Mississippi River! Summer Special: $50/each.

Summer Beach Special:

from Clarksdale June 6-8th
from Helena June 18-20th

In celebration of the Quapaw Canoe Company 20th Anniversary!

$50/person includes everything you need for the river. Pack your own snacks, lunch, water bottles, sun protection and swim gear. June 6-8th meet at 9am at Clarksdale Base (289 Sunflower Avenue). June 6-8th meet at 9am at Helena Base (107 Perry St) Back by 2pm. 6 minimum to make trip, 10 maximum per canoe. If more than 10 we'll add on more canoes.

To reserve your place call or email Quapaw Canoe Company: or 662-902-7841 or 902-1885 or 313-6220.

Daytrip for Teachers

from Helena

Sat, June 2nd



Join us for a short trip to Buck Island to learn about the Lower Mississippi River Foundation's work and how we can connect your students to the Mississippi River!


8am- 2pm

Meet at 107 Perry St Helena, AR

For more information or to register contact Shannon McMulkin 870-753-8954 or

“Wilderness Within”

Watercolors by John Ruskey

Mississippi River State Park

Wilderness Within at the Mississippi River State Park

Watercolors by John Ruskey

June - November, 2018

Opening Reception:
June 21st from 6:30pm-8:00pm
Everyone Welcome!

For more information, contact:

Kristina Root-Carranza, Park Superintendent

Mississippi River State Park


Mississippi River State Park exists to provide quality access to the St. Francis National Forest and to inspire personal connections with the River, Delta, and Ridge.

2,000 Years of Canoe Carving

Learn more on MPB's "Conversations" -- hosted by the illustrious Marshall Ramsey. You can see online here: MPB = Mississippi Public Broadcasting.

Lower Mississippi River Dispatch

"Voice of the Lower Mississippi River"

Published by the Quapaw Canoe Company since 1998

Celebrating our 20th Anniversary Year!