• Canoeists paddle by tree lined shores

    Saint Croix

    National Scenic Riverway WI,MN

Change in St. Croix River Visitor Center Hours

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Date: November 18, 2008
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?

Black and White photo of the St. Croix river clogged with logs

Between 1850 and 1889 log jams occurred at angle rock on the St. Croix River between Minnesota and Wisconsin, where the river bends within a rocky gorge. In 1886 over 150 million board feet of logs jammed creating a tourist attraction. Today St. Croix NSR attracts tourists for its scenic beauty.