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 »
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?
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.