Willow Brook


This stream is a St. Croix tributary located between Stillwater and Marine on the St. Croix. The stream crosses Highway 95 (St. Croix Trail) just north of 144th Street N. in the development called Croixside.

Species Present:

Brook Trout: average abundance, smaller than average size.


The property adjacent to this stream is entirely in private ownership. Anglers must get the permission of property owners to fish this stream, or access it legally from a road right of way and walk in the stream bed only.

Management Plans:

  1. Re-survey/population assessment as needed.


This is a small brook trout stream than meanders through a suburban housing development for most of its length. Fishing is limited to residents and their guests. Little of no angling occurs here. There is an old millpond and dam at the mouth of the stream. The pond is badly silted in.