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Fairy Falls Day Use Area Public Meeting Rescheduled

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News Release Date: February 21, 2023

Contact: Craig Hansen, 715-483-2270

ST. CROIX FALLS, Wisconsin: St. Croix National Scenic Riverway is seeking public input about future management of the Fairy Falls Day Use Area, located near Stillwater, Minnesota. Due to the forecasted winter storm, the February 23, 2023, public meeting will be rescheduled to March 7, 2023.

The comment period will be extended an additional two weeks. Public comments will be accepted February 13 through March 29, 2023. All interested individuals are invited to share their thoughts at:, or by sending comments to Lisa Yager, St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, 401 N. Hamilton Street, St. Croix Falls, WI 54024.

For those interested in learning more about Fairy Falls Day Use Area and the planning process, the National Park Service will host an in-person open house in Stillwater, Minnesota on Tuesday, March 7. At the open house, the National Park Service will share information about possible management options and solicit public feedback. NPS staff will present a short overview about the project at 5:30 pm.  Information shared at the open house will also be available at

Open House Information:
Tuesday, March 7 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm with a short presentation at 5:30 pm
Water Street Inn at 101 Water St. S, Stillwater, MN, 55082.

Any project updates throughout the process can be found at the "Planning for Fairy Falls" link at or by calling the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway Headquarters at 715- 483-2274.

The St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, a unit of the National Park System, was established by the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act in 1968. It is one of a group of eight rivers in the country which first received this recognition. For over 200 miles, the St. Croix and its tributary, the Namekagon, flow through some of the most scenic and least developed country in the Upper Midwest.

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Last updated: February 21, 2023

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