Watch: WCCO visits historic cave along St. Croix River

News reporter shares interesting stories of Knapp’s Cave in Scandia.




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Knapp’s Cave (Greg Seitz/St. Croix 360)

WCCO: “Native Americans, Swedish immigrants, and even cattle thieves have all taken shelter in a little spot along the St. Croix River. In this week’s Finding Minnesota, John Lauritsen shows us why Knapp’s Cave near Scandia still draws kayakers and hikers.”

Take a guided visit:

Kayak and Hike to Historic Knapp’s Cave on the St. Croix River
Sponsored by the Scandia Heritage Alliance
DATE: Wednesday, June 19, 2024
TIME: Three available start times — 1pm, 2pm, or 3pm
Information and registration


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2 responses to “Watch: WCCO visits historic cave along St. Croix River”

  1. Troy Howard Avatar
    Troy Howard

    Hopefully, all the recent attention to the cave will not bring any destruction or vandalism to the site.

  2. Vince Monson Avatar
    Vince Monson

    Family legend says my maternal great great grandparents spend their first winter in this cave. It may be true because they owned the property along the St Croix river.



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Watch: WCCO visits historic cave along St. Croix River