In December of 2012 a new addition to the museum collection recalls the creation of the Riverway. The pen used by President Lyndon B. Johnson to sign the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act was given to the park by the St. Croix River Watershed Research Station, learn more...
Did You Know?
Before the invention of refrigerators, people harvested ice from rivers and lakes in the winter and stored the ice, covered in sawdust, in buildings. An ice house, storing ice from the river, once stood near the site of the park headquarters for St. Croix NSR, in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin.