St. Croix and Namekagon River
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Day Paddles

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Explore the St. Croix and Namekagon Rivers with our fully-supported day paddles.

These trips offer a day on our wild and scenic rivers in a safe and fun environment.

A bonus for these guided trips is learning about geology, natural and cultural resources, and more. There's always something to discover in this national park. Join in the adventure! These trips are suitable for a range of experience levels, pick one that is right for you.

Registration is required and limited, and includes shuttle service, use of a kayak, a paddle, and a PFD.

Learn to Paddle: Lake O’ the Dalles, June 23

June 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Have you wanted to learn how to paddle but didn’t know how to get started? Do you know someone who would love to learn how to explore the river in…

Naturalist Nights: St. Croix Savanna SNA

June 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Discover a hidden gem (and possibly your new favorite spot in the Riverway) during Naturalist Nights with Wild Rivers Conservancy Naturalist Jeremiah Walters! The St. Croix Savanna Scientific and Natural…

Learn to Paddle: Lake O’ the Dalles, July 7

July 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Have you wanted to learn how to paddle but didn’t know how to get started? Do you know someone who would love to learn how to explore the river in…

(SOLD OUT) Turtles of the Namekagon Paddle

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

**This event is now sold out. Please join us for an upcoming Explore Wild Rivers day paddle event!** Smooth softshell, false map, spiny softshell, snapping…the turtles of the Namekagon are…

Learn to Paddle: Lake O’ the Dalles, July 14

July 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Have you wanted to learn how to paddle but didn’t know how to get started? Do you know someone who would love to learn how to explore the river in…

Sunset Guided Paddle

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Unwind after a busy day with a leisurely evening paddle on Lake St. Croix, led by Wild Rivers Conservancy Naturalist Jeremiah Walters! Watch the sun color the bluffs and hills…

Namekagon 3-Day Paddle – August 2021

August 1 @ 11:00 am - August 3 @ 5:00 pm

Limited space is now available on this paddle. Click here to learn more.   Registration for the 2021 Namekagon River Three-Day Paddle from August 1-3, 2021 is now open! Explore…

Learn to Paddle: Lake O’ the Dalles, August 11

August 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Have you wanted to learn how to paddle but didn’t know how to get started? Do you know someone who would love to learn how to explore the river in…

Mussels of the Croix Paddle

August 15 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Did you know that the St. Croix River is home to 41 species of mussels? Learn why the St. Croix is one of the best places in the world for…

Learn to Paddle: Lake O’ the Dalles, August 18

August 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Have you wanted to learn how to paddle but didn’t know how to get started? Do you know someone who would love to learn how to explore the river in…

Namekagon River Three-Day Paddles

June 13-15, 2021 (Sold Out)

August 1-3, 2021 (Almost Full!)

Please note that our June 13-15 paddle is sold out, and limited space remains for our August 1-3 paddle.
If you are interested in being added to the waitlist for our June 13-15, 2021 paddle, please contact us.

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