St. Croix National Scenic Riverway


The St. Croix River Association (SCRA) is the official non-profit partner of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway. Together with the National Park Service and others, we create opportunities for people to experience and care for the Riverway. Thanks to your support, we work throughout the watershed to protect and enhance this National Park that flows through its heart.

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has proposed adding a segment of the St. Croix River to their impaired waterbody list.

Protect & Restore

The Association takes a holistic approach to watershed protection and renewal. We target and prioritize conservation efforts that result in the greatest pollution reduction, land conservation, and stewardship growth.

Learn & Explore

We lead programs so people of all backgrounds and abilities can discover and explore the St. Croix, inspire river stewardship through watershed-wide education, and engage children and non-typical park visitors to realize the health and inspiration that comes from time spent on the river.

Your Support Matters.

Fundamentally, it will take everyone to protect the Riverway. Continued protection of this place and its world class experiences requires commitment from all of us.

With your support we can make sure this special, but fragile, national treasure remains an intact, healthy river system.

Upcoming Events

2020 St. Croix Youth Summit

February 27 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Gather. Learn. Discuss. Do. Inspiring the next generation of environmental leaders The third annual St. Croix Youth Summit will take place on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at the UW – River Falls University Center. This dynamic conference is for middle,…

Spring Forward XC Ski

March 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Reap the benefits of an extra hour of sunshine as you ski through winter woodlands along the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway! Bask in the winter scenery, get healthy exercise, and have some fun by cross country skiing! So strap…

2020 St. Croix Forestry Conference

March 27 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Join us for our annual St. Croix Forestry Conference and learn about the challenges, successes, and future directions of forest management. The St. Croix Forestry Conference provides current information on various solutions and strategies for handling forestry challenges. The conference…

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