The St. Croix and Namekagon rivers offer many paddling options. Choose an easy stretch or one with challenges. Plan a day trip or a multi-day excursion. Find solitude or paddle in a more social setting. Whatever you choose, there are important steps to consider when planning a paddle.
Step 1: Choose a River Stretch
Step 2: Secure Paddle Equipment and Shuttles
Step 3: Get Permits & Find Out About Fees
Step 4: Pack Your Gear
Step 6: Take River Safety Seriously
Step 7: Stay Healthy
Last updated: February 7, 2022