The use of personal watercraft, commonly known as jetskis, is prohibited on the St. Croix River from the north city limits of Stillwater, MN north to Gordon Dam and on the Namekagon River from its confluence near Riverside, WI east to the Namekagon Dam near Cable, WI.
St. Croix River
Stillwater to Arcola Sandbar
Arcola to Somerset
Somerset to Taylors Falls
Taylors Falls Dam to Nevers Dam
Nevers Dam to Norway Point
Camping: Is allowed on many islands and at designated campsites. See camping link for specifics.
Reminder: Water levels vary due to weather and the dam at St. Croix Falls. Sandbars and deadheads are present and their locations can change. Use caution and learn how to read a river.
Marinas on the St. Croix River
Miss-Croix Yacht Harbor Association
St. Croix Marina
St. Croix Yacht Club
Wild River Bay
Windmill Marina Associations
Did You Know?
A new species of dragonfly, the St. Croix Snaketail, was discovered within St. Croix NSR in 1989. It has only been found to reproduce in one other river in Wisconsin. It prefers large streams with fast flow and clean water, abundant cobble and gravel with sand bottoms in forested watersheds. More...