Rivers to Explore
The St. Croix and Namekagon Rivers offer 255 miles of clean water gliding or rushing past a lush green landscape, with glimpses of human presence. Choose to canoe and camp amid the Northwoods, or boat and fish surrounded by wooded bluffs and historic towns. This river corridor provides bountiful scenic views and a haven for wildlife near a major metropolitan area. Plan a visit!Read More
Travel with the River: Paddle or Float
Traveling with the river you should be aware of river levels to select which stretch of river and to know if you will be scraping or floating highRead More
Find Yourself on the Riverway
In this case physically. Maps can help you know where to camp or where landings are located along the river. Updated yearly, so check them out.Read More
People Talking about the River
To provide a more personal and changing perspective, the Riverway has added a Facebook site and a blog maintainted by park staff. Take a look.Read More
Look in the River:
Fish, mussels and bugs of all sorts, live in the river and attest to our clean water. Watch videos of some of our mussels showing off.Read More
Learn More about the River
Programs are scheduled on and off the River to help people, of various ages, learn a little more or have fun enjoying the river. Take a look!Read More
Threats to the River
Threats to the rivers come in many sizes from land, water and air. A recent threat is the introduction of Asian CarpRead More
Did You Know?
Water scorpions use their tails or siphons as a a "snorkel" thrusting it up through the surface film on the water to the air above. Their legs are not much use in swimming, so most water scorpions spend life near the shoreline.