Namekagon River Conditions

A woman paddles a kayak in moving water.
Rapids are usually Class I - the easiest classification - on the Namekagon River. Just watch for rocks.


Reported river conditions are based on water flow on the dates and times listed below. As river conditions can vary greatly due to precipitation and location, river users should consult the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) website or contact the Namekagon River Visitor Center to speak with a ranger: 715-635-8346.

Covid-19 Awareness

While the rivers, campsites and trails at St. Croix National Scenic Riverway are open for public use, services are currently limited. The National Park Service urges visitors to practice Leave No Trace principles, including pack-in and pack-out, to keep outdoor spaces safe and healthy. The National Park Service encourages visitors to follow the recommendations of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) regarding the spread of Covid-19, including maintaining distance between yourself and other people, and frequently washing your hands. More information from the CDC is available at:


Last updated at 9:00 AM on July 5

Namekagon Dam Landing to Hayward

Namekagon Dam Landing gauge: 2.2 feet on July 3
USGS gauge at Leonards Bridge: Gauge reading
Water temperature: 64o F Streamflow: 121 cfs

Namekagon Dam Landing to County Road M Landing: Unfloatable
County Road M Landing to Hayward: Very Low

Hayward to Trego

Hayward to Trego: Low

County Road K Landing to Riverside Landing

County Road K Landing to Namekagon Trail Landing: Good
Namekagon Trail Landing to St. Croix River Confluence: Good

Last updated: July 5, 2020

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St. Croix Falls, WI 54024


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