Nearby Attractions

A man takes a picture of a paddleboat on a river.
See the nation's first interstate park in the St. Croix Dalles.

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Nearby National Parks

Two national trails intersect the Riverway:
Drive one or two hours to these national parks:
 
 
 
 
State Tourism Information

Search the state tourism websites by typing in St. Croix River and/or Namekagon River. Find museums, festivals, scenic byways, and more.

 

PowerUP in the Parks Passport

The St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the St. Croix River Association, and Health Partners have created a fun way for kids to get healthy in area parks and on trails called PowerUP in the Parks. Kids can track their fun and progress completing activities with a PowerUP Passport. The parks and trails listed below are great places to explore and complete activities in the passport.

Featured Parks:
Minnesota Interstate State Park has hiking trails and access to the St. Croix River.
William O'Brien State Park has hiking trails, bike trails, and access to the St. Croix River.
Afton State Park has hiking trails.

Wisconsin Interstate State Park has hiking trails and access to the St. Croix River.
Willow River State Park has hiking trails and access to the Willow River.
Kinninkinnic State Park has hiking trails.

Ki-Chi Saga Park has hiking trails.

Big Marine Park Reserve has hiking trails.
Square Lake Park has access to Square Lake.
Pine Point Regional Park has hiking and biking trails.
Lake Elmo Park Reserve has hiking and biking trails, and access to Lake Elmo.

Lotus Lake County Park has hiking trails.

Troy Beach County Park has access to the St. Croix River.

Trails:
The Gandy Dancer Trail in Polk County, Wisconsin, allows bicycles and walkers.
The Stower Seven Lakes State Trail near Osceola, Wisconsin, allows bicycles and walkers.
The Hardwood Creek Trail near Forest Lake, Minnesota, allows bicycles and walkers.
The Gateway Trail near Mahtomedi, Minnesota, allows bicycles and walkers.
The Brown's Creek Trail near Stillwater, Minnesota, allows bicycles and walkers.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

401 North Hamilton Street
St. Croix Falls, WI 54024

Phone:

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

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