What is the mississippi river begin?
The Mississippi River begins as a trickle flowing out of Lake Itasca in northern Minnesota. From there the river flows 2,348 miles until it pours into the Gulf of Mexico below New Orleans. The Mississippi River drains 33 states and its watershed covers one-half of the nation.
Join Alexa Answers
Help make Alexa smarter and share your knowledge with the worldLEARN MORE