The spring equinox has passed, the days are longer and the sunshine is brighter. Now that spring is officially here, it’s time to have a ball with the warmer weather around the Valley with your pup.
Take part in a guided bird hike at a Washington Country park!
Go behind the scenes with local ski groomers.
For the third straight summer, J.R. Hunter is spending as much time as possible sailing the St. Croix River on his 34-foot Catalina sailboat, docked at Bayport Marina.
Enjoy the views of the majestic St Croix River. Our area is spoiled for choice when it comes to cruises. Whether it’s a regular trip up and down the river, or a themed cruise, there is something for everyone.
Evanne Hunt wears a yellow protective suit while she carefully watches a fire burn a strip of the native prairie she’s volunteered to protect over the past 25 years.
As we approach our warmer months, boats will appear on the St. Croix River like a seasonal bloom that is joyfully anticipated by so many outdoor enthusiasts.
Bending Branches makes paddles designed for stand up paddle boarding, canoeing, kayaking, longer excursions, day trips and whitewater as well as deeper lakes, rivers and salt water.
DIRO Outdoors now offers self-serve bike rentals in downtown Stillwater.
Nineteen-year-old Violet Penman is a graduate of Hudson High School and a student at the University of Wisconsin – River Falls.
For local boat sales, slip leasing, storage and maintenance information, check out these local marinas and boat dealers.