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St. Croix State Park

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Where to go: Take a slow hike along the Kettle River to enjoy cascades of leaves drifting on the breeze, or hike to the top of the fire tower to see the oaks in all their glory.

What you'll see: The oaks are at their peak, with shades of yellow, orange and red all across the park.

Also of interest: This season, the park has several special lottery hunts. Please visit our page on the DNR website or call the park 320-384-6591 to learn more.

Last updated: October 23, 2014 

Special Offer for Park Permits

Canít decide between a one-day or year-round park permit? The DNR has a special offer that can help. Start by purchasing a one-day permit for $5 and visit as many state parks as possible. After visiting the state parks, trade in the one-day permit by the end of that day and get $5 off the purchase of a year-round permit. Year-round permits, which cost $25, provide unlimited access to all 76 Minnesota state parks and recreation areas for a full year from the month of purchase.
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Getting there

30065 St. Croix Park Road
Hinckley, MN 55037

The park is located 15 miles east of Hinckley on State Highway 48, then 5 miles south on County Road 22.


Phone: 320-384-6591

Email: stcroix.statepark@state.mn.us

Best time to contact the park:

Weekdays, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.