• Canoeists paddle by tree lined shores

    Saint Croix

    National Scenic Riverway WI,MN

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  • Flowage Level Drawdown North Of Taylors Falls/St. Croix Falls

    Beginning October 2, Xcel Energy will be lowering the level of the flowage upstream from Taylors Falls/St. Croix Falls by up to 6 feet. This is to allow for repair to flashboards on the dam that were damaged by high water in September.

Park Fun

A little boy with a white hat and a yellow lifejacket is wading in the tree lined and rocky river

It is a great idea to get in and see the river up close, but remember to also be safe.

NPS

What is there to do here?

Stop by a Visitor Center to learn about some of the creatures that live in the park and find out about the junior ranger program.

The SOFA program is another way to get out and have some fun.

Ask a ranger. They will be sure to have ideas that will match your famiy and the time you have. We hope you will be able to spend some time with our rivers and have some fun.

Did You Know?

winged dragonfly with a clubbed tail and yellow and black markings

A new species of dragonfly, the St. Croix Snaketail, was discovered within St. Croix NSR in 1989. It has only been found to reproduce in one other river in Wisconsin. It prefers large streams with fast flow and clean water, abundant cobble and gravel with sand bottoms in forested watersheds. More...