Summer Recreation


Golf Courses


St. Croix National Scenic Riverway

Trails and Maps


  • Watch kayakingand rock climbing along the St. Croix River.
  • Rest and relax at a Polk County bed and breakfast or resort. 
  • Don't forget to stop at the Apple Orchards!
  • Osceola Rod and Gun Club
  • Watch the auto racesSt. Croix Valley Raceway
  • Visit the National Scenic Riverway Center.
  • Enjoy the arts and crafts fairs.
  • Participate in a home town festival and parade.
  • Attend the Polk County Fair in July!
  • Look for bald eagles along the river and near the lakes. 
  • Play mini-golf.
  • Drive the rustic roads.
  • Visit the D.D. Kennedy Environmental Classroom and other county parks.
  • Visit the two fish hatcheries
  • Attend the MN Go-4 Wheelers 4x4 Memorial event (also sponsored by Trollhaugen Ski Area