Tag Archives: St. Croix River

Cascade Falls & Falls Bluff Trail Loop (City of Osceola, WI)

Osceola, Wisconsin, situated on the St. Croix River and border with Minnesota, is a charming small town that is a popular day trip for Twin Cities residents. It owes its destination status in part to the natural landscapes immediately surrounding … Continue reading

Posted in Moderate Hikes, Wisconsin | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Summit Rock, Echo Canyon, & River Bluff Trail Loop (Interstate Park, WI)

Centuries upon centuries of freezing, thawing, and riverine erosion have carved the Dalles of the St. Croix, a basalt gorge that is one of the main natural attractions on the Minnesota-Wisconsin border and a popular destination for visitors from the … Continue reading

Posted in Moderate Hikes, Wisconsin | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pothole Trail (Interstate Park, WI)

Evidence of ancient lava flows, prehistoric seas, and glacial erosion abounds at the Dalles of the St. Croix, a narrow gorge situated on the border of Minnesota and Wisconsin, about an hour’s drive from the Twin Cities. In addition to … Continue reading

Posted in Easy Hikes, Wisconsin | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment