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This scenic river, running through Afton State Park, is ideal for viewing...

This scenic river, running through Afton State Park, is ideal for viewing wildlife.

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Such a scenic, and historic place that calms the soul

Super place to sail, or enjoy the summer joy. This is a blast but can be swamped with those cigarette boats, tailgater folks and lots of river traffic. Come early

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 April 2013
Havingalovelyday
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Hudson, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2013

The St. Croix River is very clean for a river. It's nice place to walk dogs. There is a lot of boating activity in the summer.

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Marshall, MN
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72 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013

We loved going through the St. Croix river areas to catch fall leaves turning colors. We have gone for a weekend and stayed in the Stillwater area, but you will need to plan ahead when visiting this area in the fall colors time because "all" hotels in the area were booked solid that weekend we tried it without reservations. We... More 

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2 Thank Tom v
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2013

Super place to sail, or enjoy the summer joy. This is a blast but can be swamped with those cigarette boats, tailgater folks and lots of river traffic. Come early

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Thank Havingalovelyday
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2013

Rented a canoe in Grantsburg, WI and paddled our way down to Osceola. The St. Croix is a wild and scenic river, wonderfully unspoiled and perfect for canoeing.

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Thank Jackie L
North Branch, Minnesota
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2013

We have canoed and rode the paddleboats from Taylors Falls, Stillwater and St. Paul. Always an enjoyable time.

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Thank Denny-Sandy
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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91 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2013

Living in Stillwater, which is right on the river, it is easy to take for granted the lovely views from the river. Stillwater's main street is great any time of year for great shopping and good eats! If you visit when the paddleboats are running they are a must do! The price is very resonable for a great view of... More 

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Thank spudsters
New Brighton, Minnesota
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89 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2013

Hiking, picnics or just exploring make this a great place not to far from home. Half an hour from Minneapolis MN

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Thank Jayne-Annie
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2013

The river itself is the gem of this area. If you enjoy boating, canoeing, or swimming, this is a great destination. But, leave time to explore the towns that line the river. My favorite it Hudson, Wisconsin. This small town is filled with wonderful shops and restaurants. A couple of my favorites are Seasons on the St. Croix (art), and... More 

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Thank julie k
Chicago
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160 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2013

The river is pretty frozen. The weather was too cold to take a walk. I would like to come back in the spring to enjoy more of the outdoors in Saint Paul.

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Thank Nikki S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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73 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2013

Nice scenic river - great for canoing or boating. pretty to sit by and look at too. Well used by many.

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