Caution - High River Levels and Changing Conditions
Areas of the Namekagon and St. Croix Rivers are experiencing late season high water levels due to recent rainfall. River users should prepare for swifter than normal currents, cool water temperatures, and floating or submerged debris in the rivers. 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?
Mussels rely on fish to carry their young around until they are old enough to drop to the river bottom. To attract the fish and attach their young, mussels put on displays that make fish think they are fish or other food. The mussel shell, which is all we normally see, is now barely visible.