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.


River conditions last updated on Tuesday, July 17 at 12:30 PM

Gordon Dam Landing to Riverside Landing

Gauge at County Road T: 0.95 feet on July 15
Gordon Dam Landing to CCC Bridge Landing: Unfloatable
CCC Bridge Landing to Riverside Landing: Unfloatable

Riverside Landing to Sand Creek Landing

USGS gauge near Danbury, Wisconsin: Gauge reading
Water temperature: 75o Streamflow: 1,260 cfs
Riverside Landing to Thayers Landing: Very Low
Thayers Landing to Sand Creek Landing: Very Low

Sand Creek Landing to Highway 70

USACE gauge at Norway Point Landing: Gauge reading
Gauge height: Gauge currently out of service
Sand Creek Landing to Nelsons Landing: Good
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: 73o Streamflow: 12,100 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
Water temperature: 76o Gauge height: 683.1 ft
Soo Line High Bridge to Stillwater: Very high

Last updated: July 19, 2018

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St. Croix Falls, WI 54024


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