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  • Taylors Falls Scenic Boat Tours

  • Taylors Falls Canoe & Kayak Rental

  • On the Scenic St Croix River

  • On the Scenic St Croix River

220 South Street
Taylors Falls, MN 55084
Contact: Julie Samuelson

in MN Interstate State Park
307 Milltown Road
Taylors Falls, MN 55084
Contact: Julie Samuelson

20078 Lake Blvd
Shafer, MN 55074
Contact: Julie Samuelson

  • Field Trips & Daytrips
  • Tour Groups
  • Student Travel Destination
  • School Proms, Graduations
  • Corporate & Special Events
  • Reunions & Celebrations

Enjoy the Beautiful St Croix Valley!

Taylors Falls Recreation is composed of multiple venues serving families & individuals to groups of all ages! Perfect for both educational and recreational field trips and activities. We also host events for schools like proms, graduation parties and more! You’ll discover many fun activities during all four seasons of the year as well as opportunities for fundraising!

TAYLORS FALLS BOAT TOURS | History of the St. Croix River

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. Pricing for students (K-12) is $11.99 and Chaperones/Parents rate is $17.49. 

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 $10.99, and the Chaperones/Parent rate is $17.49