High Water Levels On The St. Croix And Namekagon Rivers
The St. Croix and Namekagon Rivers are running high, fast and cold due to snowmelt and recent rain. Ice flows and other floating debris may be present making conditions additionally hazardous. Osceola Landing has been closed. Other landings may be flooded 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 boatmen have no gills but rather trap air with the hairs on their legs and the air bubble encircles their bodies, making them appear shiny. Their front legs are short, their middle legs are long and slender and their back legs are shaped like paddles fringed with hair.