Watersheds Across Scales

Minor Watershed
Minor Watershed
There are 1183 minor watersheds in the
Minnesota River Basin.
Middle Minnesota Watershed
Minor watersheds are grouped
into major watersheds.
Minnesota River Basin

Major Watershed
There are 12 major watersheds in the
Minnesota River Basin.


Minnesota River Basin
A basin is a grouping of major

Mississippi River Basin
The Minnesota River drains into the Mississippi
at Fort Snelling (St. Paul). The Minnesota River Basin is part of the larger Mississippi River Basin which drains 40 percent of the continental United States.
This page was last updated 4/15/11

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