Saint Croix County, Wisconsin

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Sites listed here without GPS coordinates are featured in our printed Travel Guide.  The guide includes GPS and has more detailed route instructions.

 


7-19-17
  Apple River Falls:  View Video
Apple River Falls is in Northwestern Saint Croix County.  Our Wisconsin Waterfalls Travel Guide provides detailed directions of where to find the falls along with GPS coordinates of the site.  When needed the travel guide also provides parking availability information, walking trail details and other information about the site.  This one is a bit difficult to find!

4-10-16
Bridge Street Spillway:  View Video
Latitude: 44.98642   Longitude: -92.76143
This spillway is not much more than a "culvert" but included to explain it use.  At the Willow River exit to the St. Croix River there is dam which creates Lake Mallalieu.  There is a spillway (not photographable except from a boat out in the St. Croix River) that empties directly into the St. Croix but there is another "spillway" exit under Bridge Street.  The Bridge Street spillway has a lower exit than the primary spillway and thus more flow than over the primary spillway during low flow times... the Bridge Street "culvert" flows into a southern part of Lake Mallalieu then empties directly into the St. Croix River.  The picture at left was taken from an adjacent RR bridge (be aware that new state laws may make it illegal to walk on railroad right of way).

5-11-17
Cedar Creek Spillway:  View Video
Latitude: 45.19391  Longitude: -62.55742
This is a beautiful little spillway in Cedar Creek with a lot of water flowing!  From the town of Star Prairie go west 1.5 miles on County Road H (0.14 miles past Old Mill Road) to a parking lot on the left.  

4-10-16
Little Falls Lake Rapids:  View Video
Little Falls Lake Rapids is in Western Saint Croix County.  Our Wisconsin Waterfalls Travel Guide provides detailed directions of where to find the rapids along with GPS coordinates of the site.  When needed the travel guide also provides parking availability information, walking trail details and other information about the site.

6-24-16
New Richmond Spillway:  View Video
Latitude: 45.12288   Longitude: -92.53917
Not an exciting spillway but if in the area its worth a visit.  Difficult to get good pictures because of no downstream access and fences on the south side.  The site is easy to find, go south 0.93 miles on Route 65 (Knowles Ave.) from Route 64 and turn right on W. 1st Street... spillway is one block west. 

5-11-17
Riverdale Spillway:  View Video
Latitude: 45.13159   Longitude: -92.64063
Not much to see here... the area is fenced so you cannot get much of a view... if you look close you can see a bit of water flow.  Like most power plant spillways the water goes through the power plant so you don't see much water flow.  From Somerset go east of Route 64 for 0.9 miles and turn left onto County Road C; then go north for 1.1 miles and the spillway will be on your right... no parking area so just pull off to the side of the road as far as you can. 

10-2-15
Willow Falls:  View Video
Willow Falls is in Western Saint Croix County.  Our Wisconsin Waterfalls Travel Guide provides detailed directions of where to find the falls along with GPS coordinates of the site.  When needed the travel guide also provides parking availability information, walking trail details and other information about the site.

      
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Links & Helpful Hints...
Before you visit a waterfall it is helpful to know the surrounding landscape... we use two free internet services to help.  www.topoquest.com provides free topo maps which can be enlarged and printed.  Access Topoquest and then click "find maps" on their website, put in GPS from our data (without the minus sign), click "search", then click on the first USGS map that has a DRG name, click on the map itself and select zoom level.  To navigate the area... if you want to look at an area left of the map, click on the left edge of the map, etc.  Below each map will be a listing of features shown on the map... a little work and you will learn their system (sometime clicking on the edge will not take you to an adjacent map).
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We also use Google Earth.  It is a free service you can download at https://www.google.com/earth/.  Like Topoquest, you put in GPS data (or city, or county and state) and it will "fly" you to the location requested. 
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There are lots of internet sites that list facts about Wisconsin... one of the best is the Wisconsin DNR site http://dnr.wi.gov/ which has all kinds of info.  Another good site is www.discoverwisconsin.com.

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