• Canoeists paddle by tree lined shores

    Saint Croix

    National Scenic Riverway WI,MN

River Currents

About This Blog

Rivers are flowing, changing, currents of water. We are drawn to rivers to paddle, fish, camp, or to just sit and watch moving water. Follow this blog for updates on recreational opportunities, park programs, current events, and the changing seasons of the St Croix and Namekagon Rivers.

March 1: The Lure of Spring

March 01, 2012 Posted by: Ranger Dale Cox

Watching the calendar and waiting for spring to show up

 

A Winter "Snapshot" of the Namekagon

February 02, 2012 Posted by: Park Volunteer Ben Thwaits

Winter photography benefiting youth

 

Open Water In January

January 10, 2012 Posted by: Dale Cox

The river slows, but does not stop in winter.

 

Did You Know?

Black and White photo of the St. Croix river clogged with logs

Between 1850 and 1889 log jams occurred at angle rock on the St. Croix River between Minnesota and Wisconsin, where the river bends within a rocky gorge. In 1886 over 150 million board feet of logs jammed creating a tourist attraction. Today St. Croix NSR attracts tourists for its scenic beauty.