Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway


The St. Croix and Namekagon Rivers offer 255 miles of clean water gliding or rushing past a lush green landscape, with glimpses of human presence. Choose to canoe and camp amid the Northwoods, or boat and fish surrounded by wooded bluffs and historic towns. This river corridor provides bountiful scenic views and a haven for wildlife near a major metropolitan area. Plan a visit!


Plane Minneapolis/St. Paul or Duluth, Minnesota are the nearest commercial airports. Car rentals are available at the airports. Car Minnesota Hwy 95 and Wisconsin Hwy 35 parallel the lower stretches of the Riverway and Wisconsin Hwy 63 the upper stretches. Major Roads crossing the river between Minnesota and Wisconsin are I-94, Hwy 8, Hwy 70, and Hwy 77/48. Public Transportation Taxi or bus can be taken to Stillwater, MN from Minneapolis/St. Paul MN. There is no public transportation along the Riverway.

Park Headquarters is located in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin at the corner of Hamilton and Massachusetts off of WI Hwy 87 which intersects with Hwy 8.  


(715) 483 2274



401 North Hamilton Street

Saint Croix Falls, WI 54024


Boating Camping Fishing Hiking Horseback Riding Hunting Wildlife Viewing Paddling


NPS - National Park Service

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