Basic Information

Welcome to the St. Croix and Namekagon rivers.

Young paddlers in kayaks start a trip on a river.
Good planning makes a great paddling experience for everyone.


Planning a trip? This information can help make it safe and fun.


Operating Hours & Seasons

  • Visitor centers and park facilities.

Goods & Services

  • Paddling equipment rentals, fishing guides, paddleboat tours, shuttle services, and more.

Current Conditions

  • River levels!


  • Local forecasts.

Permits & Reservations

  • Camping on the lower St. Croix River.
  • Event, commercial filming, and research permits.
  • Reserve the Osceola picnic shelters.
  • Entrance to the Riverway is free.
  • For entrance to other national parks: America the Beautiful passes.
  • For fourth graders: Every Kid in a Park passes.

Here are some pulldown menus for quick reference:


Entrance Fees:

Last updated: May 28, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

401 North Hamilton Street
St. Croix Falls, WI 54024


(715) 483-2274

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