UMRA Autumn Riverboat Cruise

Thu, September 8 2022, 5pm
UMRA Social event

Harriet Island Regional Park

There is no better way to celebrate the beginning of a new UMRA program year than by taking a glorious sightseeing cruise on the Mississippi River. Meet new members, reconnect with old friends, and enjoy a taco bar with two-for-one margaritas.

Our autumn cruise will be on the Betsey Northrup out of Harriet Island Regional Park in St. Paul. The main deck is enclosed and air conditioned. The upper deck is open-air with a canopy and seating. There is free parking on Harriet Island adjacent to the landing. *

Boarding starts at 5 p.m. The taco bar opens and the boat departs at 6 p.m.

Joining us on the cruise will be two U of M experts who can tell you everything there is to know about the river. Patrick Nunnally, coordinator of the U’s River Life program, and Jay Bell, a professor in the Department of Soil, Water, and Climate, will mingle with UMRA members and be available for questions and conversation.


Thursday, September 8
5 to 7:30 p.m., boarding starts at 5 p.m.
Harriet Island Regional Park, St. Paul

RSVP by August 26
Reservations are now closed -- the cruise is full

$35 per person
(includes taco bar)



Payment is due by August 26 and counts as your reservation. Contact Diane Gihl at  651-470-4167 if you have questions.

* Once you arrive at Harriet Island, follow Dr. Justus Ohage Boulevard to the base of the hill where the Harriet Island Parking Lot will be off to the left. After parking, look for a building with a large archway that says Paddleford Landing and walk through the archway to reach the top of the docks.

Thanks to the UMRA Program and Social Activities committees for planning this event. I hope to see you all on September 8th!

—Cherie Hamilton, UMRA Social Activities Committee chair


Paddleford Riverboats
Harriet Island
205 Dr. Justus Ohage Blvd
St. Paul Minnesota    55107

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