Flowage Level Drawdown North Of Taylors Falls/St. Croix Falls
Beginning October 2, Xcel Energy will be lowering the level of the flowage upstream from Taylors Falls/St. Croix Falls by up to 6 feet. This is to allow for repair to flashboards on the dam that were damaged by high water in September.
Special Park Uses
*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.
For additional information about Special Use Permits; Contact 715-483-2261 or via email
First Amendment Activities
Scattering of Ashes
Did You Know?
In 1872 3,500 men, 1,600 horses and 250 oxen logged off 35,000 acres cutting some 200 million board feet of logs. "Taylors Falls Reporter". In 1883 the Boom in Stillwater, Minnesota, which collected logs coming down the St. Croix River, reported 1,397,417 logs for 217,045,647 board feet.