August 14, 2013
Seasons of the year vary, and summer at the St. Croix is no different.
August 07, 2013
Just as the view from the water can change how one perceives Glacier National Park, the many opportunities to hike can change our view of the St. Croix Riverway.
July 31, 2013
Sandbars seen on the river are a reminder of the park's past as a working river.
July 24, 2013
People native to the St. Croix region travelled in concert with the seasons.
July 17, 2013
Wildflowers are more beautiful than the colors we see.
July 11, 2013
It takes a lot of unseen work to keep a natural area accessible (and clean) for visitors.
June 26, 2013
Portages served as frontage roads to the river highways during the fur trade era.
June 12, 2013
Our country's natural areas offer solace and potential healing to those in need of time and reflection. Nowhere is this truer than in our rivers...
June 05, 2013
Dawn and dusk are great times to see the moods, and wildlife, of the Riverway.
May 29, 2013
Paddling on the Namekagon may bring you closer to history than you think.
May 22, 2013
It's always good to double check weather and river conditions before a trip.
May 15, 2013
An easy change in use of lead products for sportfishing can make a big difference.
May 03, 2013
People who love the St. Croix see it with many different perspectives.
April 12, 2013
Two National Scenic Trails pass through the Riverway boundary, providing even more opportunities for outdoor adventures.
March 29, 2013
Rivers and other natural areas offer more than beauty: for some, they may be the key to a new life.
March 12, 2013
Redhorse suckers are more than "rough" fish: they can tell us about the health of the rivers.
February 25, 2013
Early maps identify rivers in a variety of languages, assisting historians with determining where people lived at the time the map was made.
February 14, 2013
Looking at river levels over the past year while thinking about the coming season...
January 17, 2013
The public is invited to attend a presentation to learn about the health of lake sturgeon living in the St. Croix and Namekagon Rivers.
January 02, 2013
Visitors will have many options and opportunities to learn about the Riverway this year.
December 19, 2012
Winter is not a season to slow down in the Namekagon River area.
December 07, 2012
A pen used by President Lyndon B. Johnson to sign the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act into law is donated to the park.
September 28, 2012
Even with low water levels, fall is the perfect time for paddling the rivers.
September 12, 2012
Paddling from Cable Wayside to Larsen Landing: beauty and wildlife
September 06, 2012
No matter how hard the little snapping turtle tried, he couldn't swim away from me. His four short legs beat the water frantically. Clear line was holding him to the log stuck in the muck in a foot of water. He had swallowed a hook, and was now tied to the log with a death sentence. I cut the line close to his mouth and watched him swim away to wherever he chose to spend his last days.
August 09, 2012
Natural lightscapes are critical for nighttime scenery, such as viewing a starry sky, but are also critical for maintaining nocturnal habitat.
August 05, 2012
Areas that are often overlooked can offer surprising scenery and wildlife.
August 02, 2012
A day of fly fishing on the river is interrupted by a surprise visitor.
July 19, 2012
Celebrating community heritage and history... and a river runs through it.
July 18, 2012
Attend a special event to share stories and learn more about the history of the Namekagon River.
July 11, 2012
Move at the pace of the river and learn about its history, geology and natural wonders: fun for the whole family!
July 11, 2012
Whether casting alone or with a lifelong friend, the river provides an unexpected friendship as well.
July 06, 2012
Fine particles of sediment may seem harmless, but in the world below the surface of the river small changes can have big impacts.
June 29, 2012
Sighting a young freshwater mussel provides delight and wonder.
June 28, 2012
A favorite stretch of the Namekagon River.
June 23, 2012
A watershed is like the basin of a sink, where everything flows downstream. In some cases, it just takes a little longer.
June 16, 2012
Return of the Riverway blog.
June 16, 2012
Rivers are a reflection of the landscape and people around them.
March 29, 2012
The nature of rivers calls to the poet in each of us
March 15, 2012
Cougars in Wisconsin maybe even near here!
March 01, 2012
Watching the calendar and waiting for spring to show up
February 16, 2012
Landscaping for wildlife using native plants
February 02, 2012
Winter photography benefiting youth
January 18, 2012
A new threat to the river: Asian Carp
January 10, 2012
The river slows, but does not stop in winter.