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Beautiful river

This river that separates Minnesota from Wisconsin is stunning. I would recommend renting a boat... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2012
Scenic, quiet and wild - Great river for canoeing and floating

Our family paddles the river from Taylor Falls to Osseola every year. The trip can be done in about... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2012
John M
Benson, Arizona
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This scenic river, running through Afton State Park, is ideal for viewing wildlife.
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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 26 July 2012

This river that separates Minnesota from Wisconsin is stunning. I would recommend renting a boat and taking a tour. Be sure to stop in the small river town of Stillwater for fabulous boutique shopping, great history, and delicious restaurants.

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Reviewed 22 July 2012

The glacial potholes are big and deep. I had not seen glacial potholes before. The river was flowing briskly, but the water was very brown in color.

Thank SameerChivate
Reviewed 20 July 2012

Our family paddles the river from Taylor Falls to Osseola every year. The trip can be done in about 2 1/2 hours and you pull out anywhere to go swimming or for a picnic. The river is crystal clear, the fishing is great and in...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 19 July 2012

Canoe rides, riverboat rides, sandy beaches and quiet solitude

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Reviewed 17 July 2012

I enjoyed this river travelling on one of the riverboat ferries. You can get group rates that provide dinner and drinks. A great idea for an office outing or wedding party.

Thank d m
Reviewed 9 July 2012

Stunning river valley north of Stillwater MN or south all the way to Prescott WI.

Thank kjhMN
Reviewed 18 June 2012

We enjoy kayaking and canoeing the St. Croix River. It's fun to stop at the restaurant on the west bank about 4 hours paddle south from the State Park!

Thank FiammaMama
Reviewed 7 June 2012

Traveling down this river is an experience you will never forget. One of the favorite pictures in my office is my wife and I on a small island during one of our canoe trips. You can put in as far north as you want. Near...More

1  Thank mntraveler35
Reviewed 30 May 2012

Best tip to visit St Croix River - options are many like Afton State Park that offers Bike and Hiking trails at a 5 dollar fee...skip that, instead drive down to where Prescott is on Hwy 10 joining Wisconsin to Minnesota, grab a bite to...More

1  Thank 1worldtraveller06
Reviewed 10 May 2012

The most beautiful river in the area. Historic Stillwater as a backdrop and the bluffs around the river are a sight to behold. The old lift bridge is loved by some and hated by others that rely on it to get where they need to...More

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