• Canoeists paddle by tree lined shores

    Saint Croix

    National Scenic Riverway WI,MN

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  • Caution - High River Levels and Changing Conditions

    Areas of the Namekagon and St. Croix Rivers are experiencing late season high water levels due to recent rainfall. River users should prepare for swifter than normal currents, cool water temperatures, and floating or submerged debris in the rivers. More »

Parks as Classrooms

Field Trips

National Park Service educational opportunities actively engage participants in learning about the St. Croix and Namekagon Rivers, their watersheds, history and developing a sense of personal stewardship. Programming is limited and scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Curriculum Materials

Currently one package of related lesson plans is available. It is called Rivers are Alive(pdf file) and is targeted to fourth graders. The program takes students to the river so they can learn about the diversity and interconnectedness of life within a river and the world. The curriculum may be downloaded and printed out or you can contact a staff member to learn more about the program.