18th Annual River Road Hwy 87 Ramble

          Saturday September 23th  9:00-5:00


Start at Hwy 87 in either town

Sponsored by Sterling Eureka and Laketown Historical Society

Date:  September 23, 2023   9:00 am � 5:00 pm

or as listed on Ramble Stops

  The 2023 Ramble Page

More Info as it is available

Ramble History Tour Booklet

You are invited to take a 30 mile ramble looping up the River Road and back

on Hwy 87.  The two roads run between St Croix Falls and Grantsburg, WI.

Stop in St Croix Falls (junction of Hwy 8 and Hwy 35 9-5) at the Polk County Visitor Center and pick up a packet of  information.

Click here for a Tour Guide you can print out to take along


Polk County Information Center
Hwy 35   St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin  54024
Phone 715-483-1410
Toll-Free 1-800-222-POLK



Location:  Take Hwy 35I N out of Twin Cities to Hwy 8 Exit then Hwy 8 Wisconsin and turn north on Hwy 87 just into WI at St Croix Falls or Take Hwy 35I to Hwy 70 and then to Grantsburg WI and turn south on Hwy 87.

Then follow the map and RRR signs to visit the Wild River, Garage Sales,  Open Houses, Historic Sites, Churches, a winery, a U-Pick orchard, gardens stand and much more.  The towns of St Croix Falls, Grantsburg, Taylors Falls, Wolf Creek, and Cushing will have local history stops as well as refreshments, places to eat and drink.


St Croix River Road links

Several books on the area are online and or for sale on Amazon.com

Online Free Local History Books by the Russ Hanson, The River Road Rambler

Books for Sale at Amazon by Russ

Russ also blogs about life along the River Road at http://riverroadrambler.blogspot.com/


here is an excellent book online about Nevers Dam written by Rosemarie

Vezina Braatz of St Croix Falls.

The National Park Service has information on the Saint Croix River

including a wonderful history book completely online.

An overview history of the area where St. Croix National Scenic Riverway

exists today was commissioned by the park and completed in 2002. The

document Time and the River: A History of the St. Croix River was written

by Eileen McMahon and Theodore Karamanski. While it is not a complete

history of the area, it provides an overview that the park hopes will be built

upon in future years. The document is long (3130KB), but we hope

informative for those wishing to know more about this area of Wisconsin and


Click here for a Tour Guide you can print out to take along

The Burnett County Website has information and pictures of Trade River

and the Trade River Church at their local history website Burnett Co

Sponsored by the Sterling Eureka and Laketown Historical Society

For more information: [email protected]