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Riverpark Provides A Glimpse of The Big River

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Travelers to the Tunica RiverPark will find several ways to "Experience the Big River" - the Mississippi and it flows southward on its way to the Gulf of Mexico.

Through a museum, natural trail and riverboat cruises, visitors can learn about and experience the Mississippi River.

A scenic overlook in addition to the museum provides a way for visitors to learn about the geography and history of the river and Mississippi Delta. While there take a walk through a wetlands forest and hop aboard the Tunica Queen Riverboat for a memorable river cruise.

The Tunica Queen has a 400 passenger capacity, two open-air decks, and visitors can experience sightseeing cruise, dining cruises, late-night moonlight and music cruises or arrange for special occasions.

The museum provides exhibits on the Mississippi Delta, wildlife, levee system and the region's history within 130 acres of Delta - wetlands forest and boardwalk trails, four large aquariums and the three-story outdoor observation platform.

The two-story modern museum provides insights into Native Americans who lived in the Delta, DeSoto and the Conquistadors, Colonial settlements and the Louisiana Purchase, steamboats of the 19th Century, a diving bell simulator, the Civil War, the blues music culture, a river navigator simulator and Mississippi River Flyover among other subjects.

For more information visit: www.tunicamiss.com

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