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Fire Restrictions Effective on April 6 in Portions of
St. Croix National Scenic Riverway
ST. CROIX FALLS, Wisconsin: Fire restrictions in portions of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway will become effective on Friday, April 6, 2012.The restrictions prohibit campfires and smoking outside.
Areas affected by these restrictions are National Park Service land along:
·the St. Croix River from Gordon Dam south to Nevers Dam;
·the Namekagon River from Highway 53 in Trego, Wisconsin, to its confluence with the St. Croix River.
Did You Know?
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.