This handy, instructive book showcasing Mississippi waterways is for the armchair travelers, as well as for the paddlers planning an excursion. Focused on the Mississippi environment, it provides information on boats, paddle strokes, gear, camping, and navigation. Streams are described and charted and at the end of each description quick references of essential facts are provided for those planning a float. Paperback, 272 pages Ready to embark on your own waterways journey? Start your nautical exploration with Canoeing Mississippi as your trusty sidekick!