August 26, 2009 - The Great River Road, Part 1

We decided to explore the Mississippi River on August 26th and headed to the Wisconsin side.  This is the park in Minnesota just across from Prescott, WI on US10.

Nice place.

Once in Wisconsin we followed SR35, the Great River Road/Wisconsin south.  Every once in a while we would see the river, like at this rest area:

The water at this rest area took work to get:

A better scenic view further south:

A fishing boat below us was playing peek-a-boo:

Houses on the Minnesota side:

A barge going down river:

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