• 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 »

High Water Impacts

The St. Croix River flows over the road and through a picnic shelter at Osceola Landing on Saturday, June 23, 2012. NPS photo.

Osceola Landing Picnic Area partially underwater on June 23, 2012, due to flooding from heavy rainfall.


Two record flood events in early summer, impacted park facilities they have since reopened. River levels have returned to normal summer levels, but as always, be aware of the river and the weather when boating, canoeing, or kayaking on the St. Croix.

Closures: (Updated Thursday, July 26)

Raspberry Landing (road washed out)


Be safe and have fun!

Did You Know?

A green dragonfly emerges from its old skin, seen below.

Dragonflies spend most of their life living in the water. Eventually they climb out of the water and grab onto something. Here they will emerge from their old skin like a butterfly emerges from its cocoon and fly away.