Headwaters of the Mississippi River, located in Itasca State Park. At this park you can actually walk across a path of rocks over the Mississippi River by food. Facilities include The Headwaters History Center, Douglas Lodge and the Museum. Amenities include large stands of pine, paved bike trails, Wilderness Drive, U of M Forestry and Biological Stations, Indian cemetery, and Peace Pipe Vista, and endless miles of hiking trails. Recreational activities that can be enjoyed at the park include biking, hiking, nature trails, swimming, playing, camping, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing. One site bike rentals can be arranged.