Fees & Reservations
Free! There are no entrance or user fees at St. Croix NSR.
Reservations are not required for camping at the Riverway.
Weddings, Special Event Permits, Special Park Uses, and Osceola Picnic Shelter Reservations The St. Croix National Scenic Riverway's beautiful locations can be a great place for small weddings and special events. Visit this page to learn how to apply for a permit for weddings, special events, First Amendment activities, and scattering of ashes. Please e-mail or call 715-483-2261 with questions.
Filming and Photography Permits Generally, filming permits are required and are issued for photography, filming, and associated sound recordings when they involve props, models, professional crews, and casts or set dressings.
Scientific Research Permits Please visit the National Park Service's Research Permit and Reporting website for information regarding scientific research permits. Once you are on the website, click on "Applications" near the top of the left hand column. If you have any specific questions pertaining to research projects on the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, please e-mail or call (715) 483-2282
The nearest location for purchasing the annual or senior passes is the Mississippi River Visitor Center in the Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul. For information on how to acquire the passes by phone or on line .
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...