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Fun Harley ride down the Mississippi River Valley

We truly enjoyed stopping along the Lock and Dam’s on the Wisconsin side - the Mississippi River... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
U9293GJpatriciab
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Mankato, Minnesota
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Friendly service

Going through Lock number 3 was enjoyable, safe and the dock hands are friendly and attentive... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Ripper1980
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Nov 12, 2018
“Fun Harley ride down the Mississippi River Valley”
Aug 26, 2018
“Friendly service ”
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4330 Lock and Dam Rd, Welch, MN 55089-9644
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Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

We truly enjoyed stopping along the Lock and Dam’s on the Wisconsin side - the Mississippi River towns that were locked around them are fun to tour through - some even have Restaurants located beside them, and Wine stores across the road from them. Great...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank U9293GJpatriciab
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Going through Lock number 3 was enjoyable, safe and the dock hands are friendly and attentive. There is a deck so visitors can watch the process.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ripper1980
Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is the third lock down the Mississippi and can handle the large barge traffic on the river. There is not a lot of barge traffic, so it is unlikely you will see the locks in operation, but they are still interesting to see.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Mark and Jane L
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This lock and dam has a nice observation platform for watching boats go through the lock. We were lucky enough to see a big steamboat go through the lock. It'd be really fun to see barges or large shipping containers, but we didn't have the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

This is a great place to learn more about how the barge system and river work. If you time it right, you can catch a big passenger ship!

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Lisa B
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