St. Croix State Park

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Camping & Lodging


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Drive-in Sites

211 Sites

Three campgrounds all within easy walking distance of the river. Riverview has a mowed, semi-shaded to shaded sites (42 electric). This is the preferred campground for RVs. Paint Rock Springs campground offers a variety of shaded and semi-shaded sites. Some are mowed sites, others are wooded. Good for mixed camping units (tents and smaller RVs or pop-ups). Adjacent to play area. 9 electric sites. Old Logging Trail Campground offers more secluded sites in a wooded area. Preferred by tent campers. 20 electric sites.

Electric Sites

81 Sites

42 are located in the Riverview Campground; 9 are at Paint Rock Springs Campground; 20 are at Old Logging Trail Campground; and 19 are at the Horse Campground.

RV Length Limit

60 Feet

Length is measured from front of tow vehicle to rear of vehicle being towed.

Backpack Sites

2 Sites

There is a 5-mile hike to these sites. Each site has two screened adirondack buildings. Must carry in your water.

Walk-in Sites

4 Sites

Sites are located 50 - 150 feet from parking area.

Canoe Sites

10 Sites

Located on the Kettle and St. Croix Rivers. Not accessible by vehicle...only by watercraft. Sites are first-come, first served only. No advance reservation.

Horse Camp

Located 1 Mile from Park Office

There are 40 camping sites with 19 sites having electricity. Facilities at camp include drinking water, limited number of overhead ties, corral and shower building.

Group Camp

8 Sites - Each accommodates up to 25 people

Carry-in sites located near the all-season trail center, 50 to 200 yards from parking area. Building with flush toilets nearby, open year-round. Water available from water spigots. Tents only.

Group Center

Norway Point Center & Head of the Rapids Center

Centers are available on a seasonal basis from May through September. Includes showers, dining, and lodging facilities. Please contact the park to reserve.
Norway Point Center - Accommodates up to 215 people.
Head of the Rapids Center - Accommodates up to 125 people.



See Cabins A, B, C, D & E details or Jackpine Cabin details

Guest House

See Guesthouse 1 details or Guesthouse 2 details

Sanitation Facilities


3 Shower Buildings

Shower buildings are located in the campgrounds. They are available early May through early October. Inquire at park for information on wheelchair accessible showers.

Flush Toilets

Many Locations

Flush toilets are available year-round.

Vault Toilets

Throughout Park

Available year-round. Some are wheelchair accessible

Dump Station


Operates early May through early October.