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National Park Service seeks favorite river views

The National Park Service is conducting a Scenic Assessment of the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area/Great River Road Scenic Byway, in conjunction with the Mississippi River Parkway Commission.

The project is collecting public input on scenic viewpoints from Dayton/Ramsey to the north and Hastings/Prescott to the south.

Participants can record their favorite views by using the online form at

Submissions will be accepted through Friday, Feb. 22.

Volunteer opportunities are also available. Scenic assessment sessions will be held April 18-22 and May 30 into June. More information on volunteering is available by checking a box on the submission form. Information will be sent once data is collected.