The St. Croix River Valley knows how to celebrate winter. We welcome the snow,
embrace the ice, and become close friends with the cold. We cordially invite
you to emerge from the stuffy indoors and join us in the clean, crisp air of the
A unique way of exploring the snow covered trails has emerged in recent years and is growing HOT in the St. Croix Valley. Fat Bikes are a type of specialized mountain bike made for adventures on unstable terrain. These bikes are made to ride on snow covered trails and are equipped with over-sized tires..See more
We want to share what makes us special!
For starters, we have ALL of the adventure without the long drive. Here you can enjoy hiking, biking, skiing, live music, waterparks, zip lines, boating, fishing sightseeing, arts, shopping, dining, and much more; all within a 45 minute drive from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Plan to stay overnight. We are not just for day trips anymore!
Crawl out of your winter den and join Franconia Sculpture Park for an invigorating mix of fire and ice! The bonfire will be blazing, and molten iron will be pouring at the Valentine's Hot Metal Pour!
- Signature Events
Mark your calendar! We’ve got fantastic area events that celebrate our history, community, and our natural resources.
- We're Social
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