St. Croix and Namekagon River levels higher than normal for mid-September
Water levels are higher than normal for this time of year due to recent rainfall. Along with below average water temperatures, river users should be alert to the possibility of faster than normal currents. More »
The management of St. Croix National Scenic Riverway is based on the Riverway's Mission Statement: St. Croix National Scenic Riverway preserves, protects, restores, enhances, and interprets the riverway's exceptional natural and cultural resources for the enjoyment of present and future generations.
National Park Service managers at St. Croix National Scenic Riverway seek to:
This means that we are protecting the park resources so that your children and your children's children can experience, enjoy and appreciate the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway that you know and love today. Explore this section of the website to find out how park staff are working to accomplish the Riverway's mission.
If you're interested in finding out more about the park, we have provided Park Statistics, Laws & Policies, Park Planning and Fire Management documentation online. You can also find the contact information for our Park Officers as well as more information about our Public Intiatives and Job Opportunities.
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.