St. Croix State Park

In the area

From Explore MN Tourism

Recreation Facilities


Picnic Area

Lake Clayton Picnic Area

Picnic area includes picnic tables, pedestal grills, restroom with flush toilets, playground, volleyball, horseshoes, access to bike trail and fishing. Area also includes picnic shelter.

Picnic Shelter

Enclosed Shelter

Shelter has electricity, fireplace, tables, and counter area. Very popular for potluck picnics. Can be reserved by calling the park.


Clayton Lake Picnic Area

Facilities include slides, climbing sets, and swings.


Clayton Lake Picnic Area

Pick up equipment at park office.


Clayton Lake

Pick up equipment at park office.


Warming House

Year-round Trail Center

Center has two indoor fireplaces, picnic tables, and bathroom facilities. Wood is provided by the park. Trail Center is located 3 miles from ski trail head.

Water Facilities

Swimming Beach

Within the park