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 »
Discover Bald Eagles
Contact: Jean Van Tatenhove, 320-629-2148
Discover Bald Eagles at the St. Croix River Visitor Center
Bald eagles are now nesting along the St. Croix River! Join the National Park Service on Saturday, April 9 for a day of learning and celebration of our national symbol.
Saturday, April 9, 10:00 a.m.
Following the presentation, especially for families:
University of Minnesota Raptor Center Live Bald Eagle and Bird Display, 11:00 to 1:00
Meet a real bald eagle and several other birds of prey. Staff from the Raptor Center will answer questions about the birds.
Junior Ranger Program: Life of Riverway Bald Eagles, 1:00
Learn about the life history of bald eagles throughout a year on the river by acting out their behaviors. This fun program, along with other activities developed for children ages 8 – 12, will help you to earn a National Park Junior Ranger badge and certificate.
Visitors can also look through a spotting scope for bird activity on the St. Croix River
This program is free and open to the public. It will take place at the St. Croix River Visitor Center, 401 North Hamilton Street, in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin.
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.