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C DOCUME~1 Bwistrom LOCALS~1 Temp Plugtmp-38 St. Croix Map 2 2009

C DOCUME~1 Bwistrom LOCALS~1 Temp Plugtmp-38 St. Croix Map 2 2009

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Top Ten Riverway Regulations
1. Approved lie jackets or each person arerequired on your vessel.2. Children under 13 are required to wear alie jacket.3. Glass containers are prohibited on landsand waters within the Riverway. Brokenglass is a hazard or bareoot visitors.4. Disposing human waste into the river isprohibited.5. Jumping rom clis, bridges, or trees isillegal and dangerous.6. Open campres are allowed only in metalre rings. The cutting o live vegetationis strictly prohibited. Dead and downwood may be collected or campresrom shoreline areas, however, it cannotbe collected rom islands. Possession o rewood that originates more than 50 milesrom the Riverway is prohibited. Campresmust be out and cold beore you leave thearea.7. Littering is not allowed. Carry out alltrash.8. It is illegal to shoot or possess reworkson lands and waters within the Riverway.9. Collecting reshwater mussels, musselshells, wildfowers, and historical artiactsis prohibited.10. Quiet hours are rom 10:00 p.m. to 6:00a.m.
Top Ten Ways to Enjoy the River Safely
1. Wear your lie jacket. Make sure yourchild wears a lie jacket!2. Use alcohol responsibly. Many riveraccidents involve alcohol.3. Wear sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hatto prevent sunburn. Water refects therays o the sun giving you a double dose o ultraviolet light.4. Avoid trees that have allen in the river.They can catch and overturn your canoe,kayak, or inner tube.5. Don’t jump rom clis, bridges, or trees.6. Build your campre in a re ring and putit out cold beore you leave.7. Protect your eet with river shoes, watersandals, or old shoes. Fish hooks, glass, androcks can injure your eet.8. Bring your own drinking water. Treatriver water beore drinking to avoid giardia,a serious stomach irritant.9. Check or ticks oten and know thesymptoms o Lyme disease. Deer ticks arecommon along the Riverway and somecarry the bacteria that cause the disease.10. Know how to identiy poison ivy andavoid contact. It grows along orest edgesand can cause severe itching and rash.
 poison ivy deer tick wood tick 
National Park ServiceSt. Croix National Scenic Riverway
St. Croix River Map 5: RiversideLanding to Highway 70
One o “the frst things we hauled on the new errywas a circus, consisting o a Fordson tractor withsteel wheels and a trailer hauling an elephant.There were many old army wagons and cages o animals that were pulled by horses and mules.There were about 75 horses and ponies and one zebra all driven by cowboys.”Bill Soderbeck
Imagine watching a circus foat across the St.Croix River. During the 1920s and 1930s, theSoderbeck amily erried automobiles acrossthe river at what is now Soderbeck Landing.The erry was critical to new recreationbusinesses developing in the area and the newbreed o vacationers in their Model T’s. Newbusinesses were not always protable rom thestart. It’s been said that the Soderbecks werepaid in ortune telling or their rst load.
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Discover clean water, lush landscapes, and quiet solitudealong the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, anational park that with your help protects 252 milesof wild and scenic river corridor.

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