• Canoeists paddle by tree lined shores

    Saint Croix

    National Scenic Riverway WI,MN

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  • High Water Levels On The St. Croix And Namekagon Rivers

    The St. Croix and Namekagon Rivers are running high, fast and cold due to snowmelt and recent rain. Ice flows and other floating debris may be present making conditions additionally hazardous. Osceola Landing has been closed. Other landings may be flooded More »

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  • 08/30/2013

    Location: Boomsite Wayside Firepit Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: St. Croix River Visitor Center Contact Phone Number: (715) 483-2274

In the early 1900s the St. Croix River north of Stillwater became known as "Little Venice" because of the scenery and solitude found among its tree-covered islands. Photographer, videographer, and historian John Runk scrupulously documented the history of Stillwater as a logging town. Enjoy "An Ode to Stillwater: The John Runk Films," put together by the Washington County Historical Society, at the Boomsite Wayside. This program is free, and open to the public. For more information, call the St. Croix River Visitor Center at (715) 483-2274.