Interstate Park in Taylors Falls, MN. Photo credit © JJS Photography.

Point of interest"Best Winter Hikes in the St. Croix Valley"

Why hike the St. Croix Valley in the winter?  Spectacular views are enhanced by dustings of white glitter. Gone are the pesky insects and thick, stifling mugginess of summer. Crisp and cool air infuses the soul with energy and invigorates the body in a way that only the cold-weather months can inspire.

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Photo courtesy of Hashtag Photography.

Point of interest"Gear Up for a Wild Winter"

We don't stop. We just dress warmer. If snow and ice are your passion and cold air feeds your fire, gear up and join us this winter. In the St. Croix Valley, adventure awaits around every corner.

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Hygge in the St. Croix Valley

Point of interest"Hygge in the St. Croix Valley"

What is "Hygge"? Think wool socks and sweaters, candlelight, sheared blankets, mulled wine and hot chocolate, coffee with friends, sitting by the fire, small gatherings with simple, wholesome foods, sharing a rich dessert or glass of cognac, being happy and content. Read on to explore how you can experience "hygge" in the St. Croix Valley.

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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!


Falls Lighting Festival
What's Hot

Shop Local in our twin towns of St. Croix Falls, WI and Taylors Falls, MN this holiday season!

Soltice Bike Race
Signature Events

Mark your calendar! We’ve got fantastic area events that celebrate our history, community, and our natural resources.

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