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Get Outdoors!Date range: Friday, January 24, 2020 to Sunday, January 24, 2021 Location: Interstate SP

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Sunday, February 2, 2020

Sunday Snowshoe

21 days old

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Activities: Outdoor activity, Snowshoeing
Location: Interstate SP

Check out a free pair of wooden snowshoes at the Visitor Center every Sunday in February! Hikes will meet at the Visitor Center and may leave from there or, weather depending, we may explore other areas of the park. All snowshoes are available on a first come-first, first-served basis. Some child sizes also available. Park sticker required.

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Interstate SP information

Interstate is Wisconsin's oldest state park, established in 1900. Located along the picturesque St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the park provides scenic views of the river and the steep-sided gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix. The Ice Age Interpretive Center features a film, photographs, murals and information


Mailing Address: State Highway 35, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Sunday Snowshoe

14 days old

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Activities: Outdoor activity, Snowshoeing
Location: Interstate SP

Check out a free pair of wooden snowshoes at the Visitor Center every Sunday in February! Hikes will meet at the Visitor Center and may leave from there or, weather depending, we may explore other areas of the park. All snowshoes are available on a first come-first, first-served basis. Some child sizes also available. Park sticker required.

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Interstate SP information

Interstate is Wisconsin's oldest state park, established in 1900. Located along the picturesque St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the park provides scenic views of the river and the steep-sided gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix. The Ice Age Interpretive Center features a film, photographs, murals and information


Mailing Address: State Highway 35, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Candlelight Night in the Park

8 days old

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Activities: Candlelight events, Cross country ski, Hike, Night event, Outdoor activity, Snowshoeing
Location: Interstate SP

Come out and enjoy a beautiful winter night at the annual Candlelight Night at Interstate Park. Hundreds of luminaries will guide your path as you ski, snowshoe or hike. Stop in at the Ice Age Visitor Center for bonfires, refreshments, live music provided by the Geezers and snowshoe rentals. Fun for the whole family! A vehicle admission sticker is required and can be purchased at the park. Sponsored by the Friends of Interstate Park.

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Interstate SP information

Interstate is Wisconsin's oldest state park, established in 1900. Located along the picturesque St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the park provides scenic views of the river and the steep-sided gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix. The Ice Age Interpretive Center features a film, photographs, murals and information


Mailing Address: State Highway 35, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Sunday Snowshoe

7 days old

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Activities: Outdoor activity, Snowshoeing
Location: Interstate SP

Check out a free pair of wooden snowshoes at the Visitor Center every Sunday in February! Hikes will meet at the Visitor Center and may leave from there or, weather depending, we may explore other areas of the park. All snowshoes are available on a first come-first, first-served basis. Some child sizes also available. Park sticker required.

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Interstate SP information

Interstate is Wisconsin's oldest state park, established in 1900. Located along the picturesque St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the park provides scenic views of the river and the steep-sided gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix. The Ice Age Interpretive Center features a film, photographs, murals and information


Mailing Address: State Highway 35, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Sunday Snowshoe

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Activities: Outdoor activity, Snowshoeing
Location: Interstate SP

Check out a free pair of wooden snowshoes at the Visitor Center every Sunday in February! Hikes will meet at the Visitor Center and may leave from there or, weather depending, we may explore other areas of the park. All snowshoes are available on a first come-first, first-served basis. Some child sizes also available. Park sticker required.

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Interstate SP information

Interstate is Wisconsin's oldest state park, established in 1900. Located along the picturesque St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the park provides scenic views of the river and the steep-sided gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix. The Ice Age Interpretive Center features a film, photographs, murals and information


Mailing Address: State Highway 35, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024

Sunday, March 15, 2020

Bluebird Nest Box Workshop

Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Activities: Arts and Crafts, Birding, Educational Programs
Location: Interstate SP

Join Lowell Peterson, Jim Beix, and Jim Higgins (from the Bluebird Restoration Association of Wisconsin) at the Ice Age Center as they give a free presentation that will cover the best habitat to attract birds, how to minimize predation, and the value of nest box monitoring. After the presentation, there will be the opportunity for visitors to construct their very own bluebird nest box. Each kit costs $10 (available while supplies last). Families are welcome.

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Interstate SP information

Interstate is Wisconsin's oldest state park, established in 1900. Located along the picturesque St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the park provides scenic views of the river and the steep-sided gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix. The Ice Age Interpretive Center features a film, photographs, murals and information


Mailing Address: State Highway 35, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Minnesconsin Earth Day Hike

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Activities: Geology, Hike, Outdoor activity
Location: Interstate SP

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day with a special joint hike between the two Interstate Parks!

Hike will meet in Minnesota at the MN Interstate Visitor Center (256 Traprock St., Taylors Falls) for a short walk to scenic views before walking across the bridge and around the WI Interstate Pothole Trail.


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Interstate SP information

Interstate is Wisconsin's oldest state park, established in 1900. Located along the picturesque St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the park provides scenic views of the river and the steep-sided gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix. The Ice Age Interpretive Center features a film, photographs, murals and information


Mailing Address: State Highway 35, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Pothole Trail Hike

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Activities: Geology, Hike, Outdoor activity
Location: Interstate SP

As part of the 125th Anniversary of the MN Interstate Park, there will be two Naturalist led hikes around the beautiful WI Pothole Trail. The 1-hr hikes will start at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

This hike will begin at the MN Visitor Center, cross the bridge, then hike the 0.4-mile Pothole Trail loop on the Wisconsin bluffs.


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Interstate SP information

Interstate is Wisconsin's oldest state park, established in 1900. Located along the picturesque St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the park provides scenic views of the river and the steep-sided gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix. The Ice Age Interpretive Center features a film, photographs, murals and information


Mailing Address: State Highway 35, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Pothole Trail Hike

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Activities: Geology, Hike, Outdoor activity
Location: Interstate SP

As part of the 125th Anniversary of the MN Interstate Park, there will be two Naturalist led hikes around the beautiful WI Pothole Trail. The 1-hr hikes will start at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

This hike will begin at the MN Visitor Center, cross the bridge, then hike the 0.4-mile Pothole Trail loop on the Wisconsin bluffs.


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Interstate SP information

Interstate is Wisconsin's oldest state park, established in 1900. Located along the picturesque St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the park provides scenic views of the river and the steep-sided gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix. The Ice Age Interpretive Center features a film, photographs, murals and information


Mailing Address: State Highway 35, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Birding Hike

Time: 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Activities: Birding, Nature study
Location: Interstate SP

Meet retired birding expert, Robin Maercklein, at the Silverbrook Trail for a short hike to discover the variety of birds that are passing through, returning or are year-round residents of the park. Bring your binoculars!


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Interstate SP information

Interstate is Wisconsin's oldest state park, established in 1900. Located along the picturesque St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the park provides scenic views of the river and the steep-sided gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix. The Ice Age Interpretive Center features a film, photographs, murals and information


Mailing Address: State Highway 35, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Birding with Brian

Time: 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Activities: Birding, Nature study
Locations: Interstate SP | Straight Lake SP

Meet at the Silverbrook Trail at Interstate Park for a 1.5-hour birding hike with local birding expert Brian Collins. Then we'll travel to nearby Straight Lake State Park and meet near the Rainbow Lake Shelter to possibly view a rare golden-winged warbler...or maybe even a cerulean warbler! 


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Interstate SP information

Interstate is Wisconsin's oldest state park, established in 1900. Located along the picturesque St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the park provides scenic views of the river and the steep-sided gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix. The Ice Age Interpretive Center features a film, photographs, murals and information


Mailing Address: State Highway 35, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024

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Straight Lake SP information

A pristine natural area and quiet beauty are found at Straight Lake in northwest Wisconsin. This 1,800-acre park is open to foot traffic only. Lake views and glacial features provide great vistas on the Ice Age National Scenic Trail within the park. Fishing is allowed and boats may be carried in to fish.


Saturday, May 16, 2020

Birding Hike

Time: 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Activities: Birding, Nature study
Location: Interstate SP

Join birding expert, Joe Hudick, at the Silverbrook Trail for a short hike to discover the variety of birds that are passing through, returning, or are year-round residents of the park. Bring your binoculars!

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Interstate SP information

Interstate is Wisconsin's oldest state park, established in 1900. Located along the picturesque St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the park provides scenic views of the river and the steep-sided gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix. The Ice Age Interpretive Center features a film, photographs, murals and information


Mailing Address: State Highway 35, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Birding Hike

Time: 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Activities: Birding, Nature study
Location: Interstate SP

Meet local birding expert, David Oxendale, at the Silverbrook Trail for a short hike to discover the variety of birds that are passing through, returning, or are year-round residents of the park. Bring your binoculars!

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Interstate SP information

Interstate is Wisconsin's oldest state park, established in 1900. Located along the picturesque St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the park provides scenic views of the river and the steep-sided gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix. The Ice Age Interpretive Center features a film, photographs, murals and information


Mailing Address: State Highway 35, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Nature Storytime

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Activities: Children's program, Nature study, Story time
Location: Interstate SP

Our naturalist will share stories, songs and fun activities with pre-schoolers and their parents. A short activity following the story will reinforce the story's nature-related theme. Nature Storytime will generally last between 30-60 minutes, depending on the participants. Time will be spent outdoors, weather permitting. Dress for the weather; dress for fun!. Meet at the Ice Age Center.

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Interstate SP information

Interstate is Wisconsin's oldest state park, established in 1900. Located along the picturesque St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the park provides scenic views of the river and the steep-sided gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix. The Ice Age Interpretive Center features a film, photographs, murals and information


Mailing Address: State Highway 35, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Nature Storytime

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Activities: Children's program, Nature study, Story time
Location: Interstate SP

Our naturalist will share stories, songs and fun activities with pre-schoolers and their parents. A short activity following the story will reinforce the story's nature-related theme. Nature Storytime will generally last between 30-60 minutes, depending on the participants. Time will be spent outdoors, weather permitting. Dress for the weather; dress for fun!. Meet at the Ice Age Center.

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Interstate SP information

Interstate is Wisconsin's oldest state park, established in 1900. Located along the picturesque St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the park provides scenic views of the river and the steep-sided gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix. The Ice Age Interpretive Center features a film, photographs, murals and information


Mailing Address: State Highway 35, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Introduction to Paddling

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Activities: Canoeing/kayaking, Educational Programs, Outdoor activity, Outdoor skills
Location: Interstate SP

Interstate Park and the St. Croix River Association are joining forces to promote safety on the water. Meet at the Beach House on the Lake O' the Dalles to experience this free canoeing opportunity. Space is limited, so arrive early. Canoes, paddles and life jackets will be provided.

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Interstate SP information

Interstate is Wisconsin's oldest state park, established in 1900. Located along the picturesque St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the park provides scenic views of the river and the steep-sided gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix. The Ice Age Interpretive Center features a film, photographs, murals and information


Mailing Address: State Highway 35, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024

Note: Event dates and times are subject to change or cancellation. Please verify event status, dates and times prior to attendance. Some events, such as candlelight skis/hikes are very popular, and access to these events may be restricted at times when parking capacity has been reached.

Last revised: Friday, June 07, 2019