305 River St. Osceola, WI 54020
Call 715-494-1677

Area Activities

Park the car for the weekend

and walk the couple blocks into Osceola’s charming downtown or take a short drive to enjoy one or many of the amazing things the area has to offer.

The St. Croix Valley Inn is located on the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway in Osceola, Wisconsin.

Osceola’s quaint town charm comes from its history and rich natural resources. Founded in the mid-1850s, the town stands with buildings from the 1880s.

Recreational Activities

Summer

In the summer, avid outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy hiking, biking, boating, river boat tours, kayaking, canoeing and golfing.

Winter

In the winter, enjoy alpine skiing, snowboarding and snow-tubing at the two local ski hills.  Several cross-country ski trails are also nearby. 

Stay active in the Winter – skiing and tubing less than 10 minutes away http://www.trollhaugen.com/ 

Year-Round

From the downtown district, walking trails will lead you to Cascade Falls and down to the St. Croix River!  Climb to the bluff overlooking the St. Croix River valley and along Osceola Creek, a Class II trout stream.  

Recreational opportunities in Osceola include hiking, picnicking, birding, photography, and numerous community parks. There is also a local bowling alley within walking distance.

Active and outdoors: paddle, boat, fish, hike, bike – enjoy the areas wild and scenic beauty https://www.nps.gov/sacn/index.htm

St. Croix Scenic Railway

Osceola is the proud home of the Osceola and St. Croix Scenic Railway.  Enjoy a trip back in time as the antique train transports you though the scenic St. Croix River Valley.

Cascade Falls

Cascade Falls- scenic waterfall in downtown Osceola that is lit to mimic the moon light for extra ambiance and for you to enjoy http://gowaterfalling.com/waterfalls/cascadeosceola.shtml

Trails

Local trails nearby include the Gandy Dancer State Trail, a 98 mile crushed limestone converted railbed and the Ice Age National Scenic Trail, a thousand-mile footpath tracing Ice Age formations across Wisconsin Ice Age National Scenic Trail (U.S. National Park Service) (nps.gov)

Art Barn

The St Croix ArtBarn, located in Osceola, features live theater, concerts, gallery shows and workshops – all in a renovated 100-year old barn.

More about Osceola: https://www.vil.osceola.wi.us/about

Area Attractions: https://www.vil.osceola.wi.us/areaattractions

St Croix Valley area

Walking distance

10-minute drive from Franconia Sculpture Park.

Wineries

Enjoy winery festivals, dinner pairings, tours and shopping

Dancing Dragonfly Winery https://www.dancingdragonflywinery.com/

Deer Lake Winery  https://www.deerlakewinery.com/

Chateau St Croix https://www.chateaustcroix.com/

Wild Mountain Winery www.wildmountainwinery.com

Breweries

Local brewpubs:

Oliphant Brewing www.oliphantbrewing.com

Trap Rock Brewing www.traprockbrewing.com

Uncommon Loon Brewing www.uncommonloonbrewing.com