Change in St. Croix River Visitor Center Hours
Contact: Dale Cox, 715-483-2272
Effective November 24, 2008, the St. Croix River Visitor Center of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. These hours will remain in effect until April 2009.
In addition, the visitor center will be closed on federal holidays (November 27, December 25, January 1, January 19 and February 16) through March.
The St. Croix River Visitor Center is located at 401 North Hamilton Street in St. Croix Falls. It features exhibits on the river’s natural environment, the 18-minute film The St. Croix: A Northwoods Journey, and a bookstore.
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.