The UWCA creates great adventures for youth, families, and adults on the Mississippi River. Join us for a day trip, overnight camping trip, or multi-day trip. It's an experience that will last a lifetime.


Get a Kid on the River
Buy a Voyageur Canoe
Provide River Rangers

You can light the spark that becomes a lifelong passion for the outdoors. A gift to Wilderness Inquiry will provide a day or overnight trip for a young person in our community. It is a gift that will last a lifetime. Donate now.

Wilderness Inquiry's fleet of 24' Voyaguer canoes is the unsung hero in the UWCA success story. They carry thousands of first-time paddlers down the Mighty Mississippi every year. Donate Now.




The Mississippi River Fund supports getting National Park Service rangers on the river to provide interpretation and environmental education. The Fund also supports program evaluation. Donate now.