Attraction Category: Nearby Stillwater
Stillwater, MN 55082
Stillwater is located on the St. Croix Scenic Byway (State Hwy. 95 which runs through historic downtown Main Street) and is not far off the path of one of America’s Byways called the Great River Road in MN or WI that runs along the Mississippi River from Canada all the way to the Gulf of Mexico (from hwy 61 in Hastings, MN head north on Hwy 95) . Take the scenic drive listed on MotorcycleRoads.com (Hwy 95/Saint Croix Trail north from downtown Stillwater) for great ride from Stillwater to Taylor’s Falls, MN. More about Minnesota Scenic Byways.
State Parks – Minnesota & Wisconsin
Stillwater is located along the St. Croix River on the border of Minnesota and Wisconsin, so visitors have the benefit of access to both Minnesota (866.857.2757) and Wisconsin (800.372.3607) State Park system.
State Parks closest to Stillwater are:
William O’Brien 16821 O’Brien Trail North Marine on St. Croix, MN 55047 (651.433.0500)
Wild River 39797 Park Trail Center City, MN 55012 (651.583.2125)
Afton State Park 6959 Peller Ave S Hastings, MN 55033 (651.436.5391)
Willow River 1034 County Hwy A Hudson, WI 54016 (715-386-5931)
Washington County Parks
Stillwater is located in Washington County with many nearby large outdoor recreation areas such as:
Lake Elmo Park Reserve (Beach/playground/multi-use trails/camping) 1515 Keats Ave. N. Lake Elmo, MN 651.430.8370
Square Lake Park (beach/fishing) 15450 Square Lake Trail North Stillwater, MN 651.430.8200
Pine Point Park (multi-use trails – Gateway State Bike Trail) 11900 Norell Avenue N. Stillwater, MN
Big Marine Park Reserve (boat launch/beach/playground/trails) 17495 Manning Trail N. Stillwater, MN 651.430.8200
Pick up Washington County Parks & Trails Maps at any of the above locations.
12905 Arcola Trail North
Stillwater, MN 55082
Tour and Explore this pre-Civil War milling community, now restored and on the national historic site register. Six miles north of Stillwater. Event rentals available. Seasonal – open May-October.