The rivers are running high and fast and the water is cold. Be prepared and cautious if venturing out on the rivers!
Beginning in 2013, water will no longer be available at McDowell Bridge Landing, Riverside Landing, and the Marshland District Office on Highway 70. Please plan accordingly and bring an adequate supply of water.
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?
In the Dakota language The St. Croix River is O-Ki-Zu-Wa-Kpa: To meet or to unite, as the waters of a river gather into a lake or two rivers meet or an area where we planted. Dakota and Ojibwe Indians still live near St. Croix NSR.