DNR offering canoe and kayak-trip planning tips with new podcast
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is offering a
series of new podcasts for this paddling season.
The new audio features are hosted by Lynne and Bob Diebel, co-authors
of Paddling Northern Minnesota and Paddling Southern Minnesota.
Avid paddlers since they were kids, the Diebels paddled almost 3,000
miles on 58 rivers in the three years they spent researching their
These podcasts will provide helpful trip-planning tips as wells as
stories about the Diebels' favorite routes. To subscribe, visit
Two new podcasts will be posted each week throughout the spring and
There are more than 4,000 miles of canoe, kayak, and boating routes on
30 rivers, and Minnesota's North Shore of Lake Superior provided by
the DNR. These "water trails" are located throughout the state,
within about an hour or two of most homes in Minnesota.
Check out the DNR Web site at www.mndnr.gov/watertrails.