St. Croix River Conditions

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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 locations, river users should consult the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) websites or contact the St. Croix River Visitor Center to speak with a ranger: 715-483-2274.


Last updated at 10:30 AM on Friday, April 19.

The St. Croix and Namekagon Rivers are running high, fast and very cold, with floating debris in many areas. Many landings remain inaccessible due to snow or high water.

Gordon Dam Landing to Riverside Landing

Gauge at County Road T: No recent report
Gordon Dam Landing to CCC Bridge Landing: Very High
CCC Bridge Landing to Riverside Landing: Very High

Riverside Landing to Sand Creek Landing

USGS gauge near Danbury, Wisconsin: Gauge reading
Water temperature: 38o Streamflow: 4,130 cfs
Riverside Landing to Thayers Landing: Very High
Thayers Landing to Sand Creek Landing: Very High

Sand Creek Landing to Highway 70

USACE gauge at Norway Point Landing: Gauge reading
Gauge height: 8.37 feet
Sand Creek Landing to Nelsons Landing: High
Nelsons Landing to Highway 70 (Main Channel): High
Nelsons Landing to Highway 70 (Kettle River Slough): High

Highway 70 to Highway 8

Highway 70 to Sunrise Ferry Landing: High
Sunrise Ferry Landing to Nevers Dam Landing: High
Nevers Dam Landing to Highway 8: High

Highway 8 to Osceola Landing

USGS gauge near St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin: Gauge reading
Water temperature: 42o Streamflow: 17,700 cfs
Minnesota/Wisconsin Interstate Parks to Osceola Landing: Very High

Osceola Landing to Soo Line High Bridge

Osceola Landing to Log House Landing: Very High
Log House Landing to Soo Line High Bridge: Very High

Soo Line High Bridge to Stillwater, Minnesota

USGS gauge near Stillwater, Minnesota: Gauge reading
Gauge height: 685.5 feet
Soo Line High Bridge to Stillwater: Very High

Last updated: April 19, 2019

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401 North Hamilton Street
St. Croix Falls, WI 54024


(715) 483-2274

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