Experience the Beauty of the St. Croix River Valley while Learning its Rich History!
Designed for education and available for groups of 20 or more. Your class can experience Wisconsin/ Minnesota history in the upper St. Croix River Valley while riding transportation from the past.
Take a field trip to Taylors Falls and ride the authentic paddlewheel boat through the historic Dalles of the St. Croix River. Study the fur trade, riverboat commerce, lumbering and logging, Native American history, and immigration related to the St. Croix River Valley.
The cruise departs at 11:00 am and returns at 12:20 pm. Our boat trip will be open to the general public. The curriculum combines steamboat, logging, and geology and will be narrated while underway.
Reservations required. Click here to fill out an inquiry form to request more information on booking a group, or call 651-465-6315 to make your reservations.
You can also try our Daily Excursion! Enjoy an 80-minute narrated scenic cruise on the beautiful St. Croix River. Your licensed boat pilot and tour guide will point out the unique rock formations left behind as the glaciers retreated thousands of years ago. Pricing for students (K-12) for our Daily Excursion Monday-Friday is $12.49, and the Chaperones/Parent rate is $19.99.