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Cool, clear water --

One thing Vikings and Packers will agree...The glorious beauty of the Saint Croix River! Many... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Scenery and fishing, not a bad combination

The St. Croix is a wonderful river for boating and fishing, unless it is on the weekend. Weekends... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2015
Hudson, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 11 March 2004

The Saint Croix tumbled toward the south, gaily bumping over rocks, around turns, and sometimes it just purred along. We rented a little house right beside the river, admired the sweet sounds as the water hurried by, and were amazed at the size of the...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

One thing Vikings and Packers will agree...The glorious beauty of the Saint Croix River! Many majestic miles of pines, rock outcrops, sugar sand, and rushing waters, provide a scenic border between Minnesota and Wisconsin. Since being designated a Wild River, a half century ago, development...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2016

There is ice cream in Stillwater.. But it is much better ALL the way south to Iowa on the WI side! Taylors Falls.. Maiden Rock, the cheese town, Fountain City, etc.. Road trip!

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Reviewed 4 July 2015

The St. Croix is a wonderful river for boating and fishing, unless it is on the weekend. Weekends tend to be a little crowded, especially in the various no wake zones. But still, marvelous scenery and in most places you can avoid the wakes of...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2013

it was pretty nifty... 90 minutes of peace! the upstairs was full so we sat down-- and could see it all. no comment on food-- only had a cola. its a value for money trip

4  Thank shust
Reviewed 30 July 2013

The river offers many venues from small town festivals, camping, canoeing, hiking, biking, and adventure parks. You will come back over and over to this area because there are many places and activities to share.

1  Thank Mary Jo D
Reviewed 30 July 2013

The Upper St. Croix River Valley is one of the Most Scenic Wild Rivers in the Country. Rent a car for a day or drive from Stillwater, MN (great local town) North on MN 95 to US 8, Head East about 3 miles and you...More

3  Thank BilltheLawyer
Reviewed 21 July 2013

While we preferred our trip to Stillwater, MN on the St. Croix River, over our time in Hudson, WI on the St. Croix River; Hudson does have a nice beach with restroom/changing facilities and and area to rinse off the sand after a day of...More

1  Thank Rutha2s
Reviewed 25 June 2013

We are boating a lot on the st croix river. You can swim, stay overnight on the beach make a camp fire and meet other boaters. It' s a very good brake after a long week at work.

3  Thank Thierrypol
Reviewed 2 June 2013

If had to pick a place that would be your definition of a paradise in terms of scenic beauty, calming effect, as well as the best spot for spending a summer day or weekend the St. Croix River would win out on all counts. This...More

1  Thank sconehunter
Reviewed 28 May 2013

You could easily spend three days working your way down the St Croix River! Taylors Falls, Stillwater, Hudson, Hasting, and Red Wing are just the main towns along the way. There is something for everyone along the way. My favorite destination is the Taylors Falls,...More

4  Thank Jean W
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