Canoeing season has returned to the St. Croix, and so have the birds.
Wooden canoe includes free events and paddle trip in the Shell Lake area August 16-17.
The thirty-second annual event drew 176 canoes for fun and competition on a significant St. Croix tributary.
More than 50 paddlers set out last Wednesday to celebrate the river and the St. Croix River Association’s 100th birthday.
The St. Croix River is braided into my life and relationships.
The 15-mile Snake River Canoe Race near Mora, MN, attracted 233 kayaks and canoes last weekend.