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 »
Special Use Permits
Weddings- Fees $50 - $200
Any applications received that include “special request” activities which will require additional staff time or necessitate a Ranger’s presence will incur an additional per-hour charge which will be added to the appropriate fee above.
*Please note: If we determine the need to restore the site of your event the cost to the Permittee for leaving trash in the park and any NPS post event clean-up is calculated at $39.00 per hour per NPS employee for a minimum of four hours. These charges are billed without notice.
Permit required and must be applied for at least 4 weeks in advance of the event. However, if you wish to reserve one of the shelters at Osceola Landing and Picnic Area, please plan well in advance as dates fill up fast.
Other areas are also available without facilities. No areas can be reserved for the exclusive use of the wedding party with the exception of the shelters at Osceola. Park programs, activities, and the general public may be making use of the same general area.
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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.