Things to Do

Get out there! How will you explore the Riverway?

Waters of the St. Croix and Namekagon Rivers will take you through some of the least developed areas of the Midwest.
  • Check out river descriptions and browse recommended paddle plans
  • Learn canoe and kayak safety tips
  • Find an outfitter for rental or shuttle services
Experience the night sky and sounds of the National Scenic Riverway at a riverside campsite.
  • What to expect at a Riverway campsite
  • Camping Zones, permits and rules along the River.
  • Tips for packing and planning an overnight adventure
Cast for smallmouth bass, walleye, and trout in one of the cleanest rivers in the country.
  • Learn the fishing regulations for the National Scenic Riverway
  • Find local fishing guides, bait shops, and outfitters
  • Check-out our all-time fishing records!
Enjoy nature as your wander along the riverbanks and bluffs of the Riverway.
  • Find Riverway hiking trails, maps and descriptions
  • Enjoy birding and wild-life viewing
  • Learn about trail accessibility and safety considerations
Motorboat on the National Scenic Riverway and enjoy the stunning views.
  • River descriptions, including the best places for boating
  • General rules for boaters on the river
  • Additional information about marinas and landing access points

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