STAFF BLOG OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK New visitor center celebration at Grand Portage State Park
A new visitor center at Grand Portage State Park will be celebrated on Sept. 25, according to Minnesota Department of Natural Resources news release. Maples should be near their peak of fall color ... Posted on 9/16/10 at 12:49 PM
On Saturday, June 12 and Sunday, June 13, St. Croix County will be hosting a Park Appreciation Day and will offer free entrance fees into day-use parks including Glen Hills Park, Troy Beach and Homestead Parklands on Perch Lake.
Over the last few years, Willow River State Park has consistently had one of the highest turn-away rates in the state of Wisconsin, meaning that the park fills up all of its campsites and is forced to turn back potential campers.
A group of Scouts from the Phoenix Patrol of Troop 140 met at Lakefront Park Aug. 22 to dig trenches and install conduit tubing for the electrical wiring to the lights around the McKenzie Scout Statue being installed in Lakefront Park in the coming weeks.
The Hudson Park Board on June 2 approved replacing the two flower planters that now stand in front of the Hudson arch with two new planters designed by local residents and UW-River Falls art students Jesse and Nadia Hoffman.
Roughly 20 people dove into Perch Lake on June 20 to help rid the beach of Eurasian milfoil. The scuba divers, organized by Terry Nooner, owner of St. Croix Scuba in Hudson, pull weeds three times a year in an effort to control the aquatic plant.
Croix County is hosting a County Park Appreciation Weekend on Saturday and Sunday for all park visitors. Appreciation Weekend offers free vehicle admission for all visitors into the county’s three staffed parks: Glen Hills Park, Troy Beach and Homestead Parklands on Perch Lake.
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