St. Croix and Namekagon River
Paddle Adventures

Explore Logo
wild-scenic-paddles-logo

Day Paddles

Summer 2020 header image

 

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.

(SOLD OUT) Sunday in the Slough

May 23 @ 11:30 am - 4:30 pm

**This event is now sold out. Please join us for an upcoming SCRA Outside day paddle event!** Float through the Kettle River Slough on a fun and informational paddle, led by SCRA Naturalist Jeremiah Walters! Participants will be treated to a unique perspective of this stretch of the St. Croix River, which is sometimes impassable…

Learn to Paddle: Lake O’ the Dalles, June 2

June 2 @ 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 a kayak? We’ve got you covered with FREE learn-to-paddle events on Wednesday evenings throughout the summer! Join SCRA Naturalist Jeremiah Walters at Wisconsin Interstate State…

Geology of the St. Croix Paddle

June 7 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

From ancient lava flows to the bottom of a prehistoric ocean, the present-day landscape of the St. Croix River tells an incredible story. Learn the landscape and get to know the unique geological formations along a stunning stretch of river with SCRA Naturalist Jeremiah Walters on this guided paddle! In addition to the geological history…

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 a kayak? We’ve got you covered with FREE learn-to-paddle events on Wednesday evenings throughout the summer! Join SCRA Naturalist Jeremiah Walters at Wisconsin Interstate State…

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 a kayak? We’ve got you covered with FREE learn-to-paddle events on Wednesday evenings throughout the summer! Join SCRA Naturalist Jeremiah Walters at Wisconsin Interstate State…

(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 SCRA Outside day paddle event!** Smooth softshell, false map, spiny softshell, snapping…the turtles of the Namekagon are fascinating animals living in a wild and scenic river. Get to know these reptilian Riverway residents during a guided kayak trip with SCRA Naturalist Jeremiah Walters!…

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 a kayak? We’ve got you covered with FREE learn-to-paddle events on Wednesday evenings throughout the summer! Join SCRA Naturalist Jeremiah Walters at Wisconsin Interstate State…

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 SCRA Naturalist Jeremiah Walters! Watch the sun color the bluffs and hills of the Riverway in shimmering gold and take in the colors as dusk falls. Enjoy the community of the river as we all enjoy a summer evening…

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 a kayak? We’ve got you covered with FREE learn-to-paddle events on Wednesday evenings throughout the summer! Join SCRA Naturalist Jeremiah Walters at Wisconsin Interstate State…

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 mussels to live during this informational paddle, led by SCRA Naturalist Jeremiah Walters and University of Minnesota Research Biologist Mark Hove. Explore mussel habitat up…

Namekagon River Three-Day Paddles

June 13-15, 2021 (Sold Out)

August 1-3, 2021 (Sold Out)

Please note that both paddles are now sold out. If you are interested in being added to the waitlist for our June 13-15 or August 1-3, 2021 paddle, please contact us at info@scramail.com.

Sponsor: