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 »
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?
Before the invention of refrigerators, people harvested ice from rivers and lakes in the winter and stored the ice, covered in sawdust, in buildings. An ice house, storing ice from the river, once stood near the site of the park headquarters for St. Croix NSR, in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin.