St. Croix and Namekagon River levels higher than normal for mid-September
Water levels are higher than normal for this time of year due to recent rainfall. Along with below average water temperatures, river users should be alert to the possibility of faster than normal currents. More »
Contact: Julie Galonska, 715-483-2270
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?
In the Dakota language The St. Croix River is O-Ki-Zu-Wa-Kpa: To meet or to unite, as the waters of a river gather into a lake or two rivers meet or an area where we planted. Dakota and Ojibwe Indians still live near St. Croix NSR.