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This scenic river, running through Afton State Park, is ideal for viewing...

This scenic river, running through Afton State Park, is ideal for viewing wildlife.

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Beautiful river

We passed over the St Croix on the second day we were in the USA. Being from southern Australia where fresh water is at a premium and rivers with actual water in them are rare... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 April 2012
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South Australia
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2012

We passed over the St Croix on the second day we were in the USA. Being from southern Australia where fresh water is at a premium and rivers with actual water in them are rare, the St Croix was a really awesome sight for me... very wide with clear water (instead of the muddy waters of our own few rivers)... More 

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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292 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2012

I am blessed to live in Hudson, Wisconsin with Fall, Spring and Winter views of the gorgeous St. Croix River from my living room. I think that life in the St. Croix Valley is a precious gem. Every time I take my kids to school and we pass the horses, or the llamas, sheep, roosters or cows, I think about... More 

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Thank lkhughes
Minnesota
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43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2012

Seriously,,get yourself out on the St. Croix at least once every summer. It's the most beautiful river you can imagine.

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Thank Gailymegan
Somerset, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2012

Stillwater is a great place to walk around. Although it is mostly shops, you will be able to see the historic homes and waterfront. The dining is excellent. At least 2 candy stores and several ice cream shops.

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Stillwater, MN
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92 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2012

Enjoy the water as you dine outside at the Dock Cafe or the Freighthouse. The old town feel of Stillwater along with the St. Croix river provide a great day/evening for yound and old.

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Oakdale, Minnesota
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51 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2012

Great for boating and water sports, whether with your own yacht, speed boat or even canoe, or riding atop one of the classic paddle/river boats. Water Fun, plus great views of the foliage and nature's finest on both sides of the river.

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St. Paul, MN
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2012

I always enjoyed hiking along this river and boating on it also. Nice sandbars to a picnic stop, access to Stillwater, and hiking trails along the state parks. Canoeing is great also.

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Thank Kathy M
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2012

Stillwater is right on the St Croix River and provides a quick 'get out of town' from the larger cities of Mpls/St Paul. It's roots are that of a lumberjack town and Main Street still hold the ambience of by-gone days. Great restaurants too.

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Thank Jane I
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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42 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2012

Swimming, boating, fishing and even camping are a great way to spend the days.

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Saint Paul, MN
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53 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2012

We rent a pontoon every year and cruise the St. Croix. Beautiful scenery, warm water. Swim, sunbathe, fun times.

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