The river is expected to keep rising over the next few days as snowmelt makes its way downstream.
Features include a fishing pier, canoe and kayak launching, walking trails, and picnic areas.
A Nov. 3 public meeting will offer a chance to comment on park planning for the Aiple property.
Help restore the new Bridgeview Park and take care of the St. Croix.
The bridge lifts every hour or half-hour between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m.
Ted Kozlowski shares a video of the river he calls home.
The bridge will skip a couple lifts to ease vehicle traffic, but it could slow down boaters.
The city has leased sixteen slips for visitors to use this summer.
City will take ownership of prime real estate in 2015, begin planning for restoration and recreation.
Washington County and the city of Stillwater are requesting state help purchasing 15 acres of river-front property on the river just north of downtown.