Sections of the lower St. Croix River are running higher than normal for this time of year. Be prepared and cautious if venturing out on the river, and watch for debris and other obstacles in the water.
Beginning in 2013, water will no longer be available at McDowell Bridge Landing, Riverside Landing, and the Marshland District Office on Highway 70. Please plan accordingly and bring an adequate supply of water.
Ranger Recommended Paddles
The St. Croix National Scenic Riverway has prepared recommended day trips (that could be incorporated into overnight paddles) to help visitors decide where to go. These recommendations provide basic logistical information about each trip, but also additional information about the difficulty of the river as well as ecological and wildlife information.
Did You Know?
Water scorpions use their tails or siphons as a a "snorkel" thrusting it up through the surface film on the water to the air above. Their legs are not much use in swimming, so most water scorpions spend life near the shoreline.