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Leaf Season is Here!
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Keep Calm & Canoe
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Wild & Scenic St. Croix River
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Quiet Solitude
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Adventure Awaits
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More Than A Daytrip

The St. Croix Valley Welcomes You!

You’ll need more than just a day trip to discover all the things to do in Taylors Falls, St. Croix Falls, and the surrounding areas. Our twin towns border two states, and our region hosts four state parks and one national scenic riverway. We have hiking, biking, kayaking, family adventure and more.

 

Find Us!

The St. Croix Valley towns of Taylors Falls, MN & St. Croix Falls, WI are nestled on either side of the wild and scenic St. Croix River just one hour north of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Adventure Awaits!

For starters, we have ALL of the adventures 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!

Insider's tips

Autumfest is Coming!

October 24th & 25th, 2020

Bigger and Better!
Join us for the 13th Annual SCF Autumn Festival at Overlook Park.
 
Two Days! The Event has expanded to include more music, food trucks, annual chili cook-off, classic and sports car shows, art, crafts and vendors, kids activities and more!!!
 
Socially Distanced – Lots of Room to spread out.

The Quiet Side of Fall

Wide Open Spaces to Explore

Past Peak is a Perfect Season

Late Fall ushers in a quiet season in the St. Croix Valley and is bursting with the trees’ heavy rusts and golds and the rustling of the fallen leaves. The hustle of the peak season is over, and many visitors find a certain solace in enjoying our outdoor spaces without the crowds. This year, spending time outside is helpful to feel a little reprieve from the confinement of the pandemic and benefit from the natural therapy of the outdoors.

St. Croix Falls, WI

The "City of Trails"

Official Trail Community of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail

The Western Terminus of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail is inside WI Interstate State Park on the Pothole Trail. This trail offers gorgeous views of the St. Croix River, of our neighboring state of Minnesota, and of our twin town of Taylors Falls, MN.

The St. Croix Valley Dressed in Fall Finery

A Kaleidoscope of Colors Await!

As the scorching heat of summer gives way to the temperate coolness of autumn, the St. Croix River Valley covers itself in an amazing Technicolor dreamcoat. The forests that envelope Taylors Falls, MN and St. Croix Falls, WI transform from lush greens into a virtual fireworks display of colors guaranteed to delight even the most experienced leaf-peepers. And the area is bursting with exciting ways to enjoy the show.!

Motorcycle Routes

Scenic Drives in the St. Croix Valley

As every rider knows, the joy is in the journey as much as it is in the destination. Whether you’re up for a solo ride, or planning an epic group event, you’ll want to mark your calendar for a trip to the St. Croix Valley.

Upcoming Signature Events

PLEASE NOTE THAT UPCOMING EVENTS MAY BE AFFECTED BY THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. WE WILL TRY OUR BEST TO KEEP OUR EVENT CALENDAR AS UP TO DATE AS POSSIBLE.

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