NPS Visitor Center Hours
Contact: Dale Cox, 715-483-2272
Change in St. Croix River Visitor Center Hours
Effective October 11, 2011, 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. daily and closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.
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.
The St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, a unit of the National Park System, was established by the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act in 1968; it is one of a group of eight rivers in the country which first received this recognition. For 255 miles, the St. Croix River and its tributary, the Namekagon, flow through some of the most scenic and least developed country in the Upper Midwest
For additional information on the Riverway, please visit www.nps.gov/sacn or call (715) 483-2274.
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.