The vantage point up high is amazing for kids and adults!

Point of interest"5 tips for Hiking with Kids"

Hit the trails! 5 plan-ahead tips to make family hikes fun, memorable, and safe.
We are always looking for things to do as a family. Some of our best times together are spent on hiking trails, and there are plenty to choose from right near our St. Croix Valley home. Taylors Falls, MN, St. Croix Falls, WI and the...  See more


The Drive In Restaurant in downtown Taylors Falls, MN

Point of interest"6 Signs of Spring in The St. Croix Valley"

The Drive in is OPEN! That's one way to tell that we have reached longer, warmer days. Here are 5 more ways to tell that Spring has started in the St. Croix Valley, and that our beloved summer is just around the corner.   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!


City of Trails
What's Hot

St. Croix Falls is the "City of Trails" for good reason, and we are about to show off even more of our trails! New this year, we expand our 5K, and 10K race to include a 13.1 mile Half Marathon Trail Run.

Running the trails
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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