Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway


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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
 (table).

Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway

Address:401 Hamilton St
PO Box 708
Saint Croix Falls, WI 54024

Phone:715-483-3284
Fax:715-483-3288
Web: www.nps.gov/sacn/
Size: 67,469 acres.
Established: Authorized on October 2, 1968; placed under National Park Service on September 4, 1969. Lower Saint Croix segment authorized as a national scenic riverway on October 25, 1972.
Location:252 miles of the Namekagon and Saint Croix rivers in northwestern Wisconsin and eastern Minnesota. MN 95 and WI 35 parallel the lower stretches, and WI 63 parallels the upper stretches.
Facilities:Campgrounds (é), canoe access campsites (developed and primitive), picnic area, rest rooms (é), boat rental, boat ramp, visitor centers (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Camping, hiking, boating, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hunting, wildlife viewing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing.
Special Features:Established as one of the original eight rivers under the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, the Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway, which includes the Namekagon, flows through some of the most scenic and least developed country in the Upper Midwest.

See other parks in Wisconsin.