• Saint Croix Island in middle of river

    Saint Croix Island

    International Historic Site Maine

Operating Hours & Seasons

Visitor Center
Visitor Center Hours
May 17 - June: 9 am to 5 pm, closed Tuesday and Wednesdays
July - August: 10 am to 6 pm
September - October 13: 9 am to 5 pm
 
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When is the park open?
The park is open year-round during daylight hours. During the winter, services are limited. The displays and bronze statutes along the interpretive trail are covered to prevent damage from inclement weather, and the visitor center is closed. The entrance gate opens mid-April.

 
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When are park rangers available for questions and programs?
Mid-May - Columbus Day: A bilingual (French-English) park ranger is available most days.
After Columbus Day - October: A park ranger or volunteer may be available.
November - mid-May: On-site staff at the visitor center are not regularly scheduled.

Did You Know?

Statue on Saint Croix interpretive trail.

Pierre Dugua, Sieur de Mons, and Samuel Champlain continued to be friends through the years after their attempt at settling Saint Croix Island. De Mons' name even appears as a witness on Champlain's marriage contract in 1611. The island is protected today as part of Saint Croix Island IHS.