Rivers to Explore

Grab your paddle and your longing for adventure and head to the St. Croix and Namekagon rivers! Together they form the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, offering over 200 miles of clean water that glides and rushes through a forested landscape. Paddle, boat, fish, and camp among this wild and scenic beauty. Hiking and historic towns also beckon, if you can bear to leave the cool water. Read More

Vets On The River

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A young veteran suffering from PTSD describes how getting out and paddling with other veterans on the Namekagon River, participating in the Vets On The River Program at the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, has helped him.

More about the Vets On The River Program

A freshwater mussel siphons for food on a river bottom.

The Surprising Lives of Native Mussels

Join Research Biologist Mark Hove as he reveals the secret lives of mussels.

Faint red lines are painted on a rock cliff.

Rock Art of the Upper Midwest

Join Artist and Author Geri Schrab as she discusses her experiences creating paintings inspired by sacred sites.

Image of a native purple orchid

Conservation of Minnesota's Rare Plants

Learn about the importance of preserving and protecting rare plant species by the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

401 North Hamilton Street
St. Croix Falls, WI 54024


(715) 483-2274
Staff will return phone messages when the St. Croix River Visitor Center is closed.

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