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Lower St. Croix River State Water Trail

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East Central MN; Pine, Chisago, and Washington Counties

National Park Service
St. Croix River Visitor Center
(715) 483-2274

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The lower St. Croix River is a placid river of quiet tree-shaded backwaters. On this stretch of river you can experience an awesome day or overnight trip from the metro area.

Learn more about this river's landscape, wildlife, and history.

The lower St. Croix is designated as a wild and scenic river.

There are no major rapids. About rapids classes.

Virtual Tour: Take a virtual tour. It's a great tool to help you plan your next visit! Panoramic tour | Snapshot tour

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