Get outside and explore the St. Croix watershed in February

Celebrate 50 years of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway in February with St. Croix Valley Interpretive Association Partners.




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Via the St. Croix River Valley Interpretive Association:

Images courtesy MN DNR

The St. Croix River Valley Interpretive Association partners have many fun outdoor winter activities for people of all ages happening in February to help everyone celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act and the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway.

Sample of February Get Outside & Explore Events

Afton State Park

Carpenter Nature Center

  • Family Ice Fishing (Feb 10, 9am – noon)
  • Owl Prowl (Feb 2 & 9, 7 – 9pm);
  • Learn more »

Friends of Willow River and Kinnickinnic State Park, Inc.

  • Learn to Snowshoe at Willow River State Park (Feb 3, 1 – 3:30pm)
  • Candlelight Ski at Willow River State Park (Feb 17, 6 – 8:30pm)
  • Winter Geocaching at Kinnickinnic State Park (Feb 17, 2 – 3pm)
  • Learn more »

Friends of Wild River State Park

Friends of Wisconsin Interstate Park

Great River Road Visitor & Learning Center

  • Help Restore Freedom Park’s Rare Bluff Prairie (Feb 2 & 3, 9am – 3pm)
  • Planting native prairie seeds (Feb 11, 1 – 3pm)
  • Great Rivers Confluence Symposium (Feb 15, 8:30 – 4:00pm)
  • Learn more »

St. Croix River Association

  • Candlelight Ski (Feb 17, 5:30 – 7:30pm)
  • SCRA Winter Trails Day (Feb 24, 9am – noon)
  • Learn more »

Warner Nature Center

  • Owls & Snowshoe Hike (Feb 2, 6 – 9pm
  • Family Snow Fun (Feb 3, 10am – noon)
  • Snowshoeing 101 (Feb 17, 9 – 11am)
  • Learn more »

Wild River State Park

William O’Brien State Park

2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act. From this Act, the St. Croix and the Namekagon rivers became the country’s first wild and scenic river national park—the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway. The St. Croix River Association (SCRA) is the official partner for the Riverway.


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Get outside and explore the St. Croix watershed in February