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.

In response to the Stay Safe at Home order, the St. Croix River Association office is closed. WE ARE STILL WORKING FOR THE RIVER. All team members are working from home or in isolated field situations to keep everyone safe, and our staff are responding quickly to emails.

While we can’t provide public events and activities in person for now, we can share beautiful moments captured throughout the St. Croix watershed at our SCRA Photo Gallery.

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 Virtual Workshops on the Water – St. Croix Riverway

June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

For local decision makers: Learn about lakeshore and riverway rules, pollinators and other wildlife, and managing high water. Tune in during the month of June to learn about lakeshore and riverway rules, wildlife of the Lower St. Croix watershed, and…

2020 Northwest Wisconsin Lakes Conference

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:45 pm

This year, the Northwest Lakes Conference is moving online! The Northwest Wisconsin Lakes Conference is a great opportunity for lake enthusiasts, local government officials, and others interested in protecting our water resources to take in a number of educational presentations…

Wisconsin Loon Population Survey 2020

July 18 @ 5:00 am - 10:00 am

LoonWatch is actively pursuing volunteers for our 2020 Wisconsin Loon Population Survey.  Every five years the LoonWatch program conducts a one-day survey on 258 pre-selected lakes in northern Wisconsin to estimate the state’s total common loon population. This survey will…


Registration is Open!

Namekagon Three-Day Paddles

June 14-16, 2020 and August 2-4, 2020

New This Year! Camping on the Croix

July 19-21, 2020

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