Caution - High River Levels and Changing Conditions
The Namekagon and St. Croix Rivers are experiencing late season high water levels due to recent rainfall. River users should prepare for swifter than normal currents, cool water temperatures, and floating or submerged debris in the rivers. More »
Things To Know Before You Come
Before you come to the Riverway, You should be aware of seasonal road construction, accessibility considerations and safety concerns. You should also be aware of the following regulations that are in place to ensure the preservation of the Riverway for future generation and an enjoyable experience for all of the park's visitors. Weather can not only affect your comfort, it can affect river levels, pay attention to it. If you will need resources outside of the park during your visit check the list of tourism offices and area attractions for suggestions.
Did You Know?
A new species of dragonfly, the St. Croix Snaketail, was discovered within St. Croix NSR in 1989. It has only been found to reproduce in one other river in Wisconsin. It prefers large streams with fast flow and clean water, abundant cobble and gravel with sand bottoms in forested watersheds. More...