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 »
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?
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.