Time to think of your private charter, wedding or special event for the 2018 season! Stillwater River Boats offers winter boat showings by appointment- Monday-Friday between 9:00am-3:30pm and Saturdays between 9:00am-12:00pm. Call the office to make an appointment or ask for a free estimate at (651) 430-1234. Our Public Excursion season launches May 12th, 2018 thru October 21st, 2018.


DRIVING INSTRUCTIONS: When arriving in Stillwater via HW 36, follow the exit to HISTORIC DOWNTOWN STILLWATER – do NOT go across the new bridge connecting MN and WI.  IMPORTANT: During JUNE,  there will be road detours due to work being done on HW 95 in downtown Stillwater.  Check read the detour information


parkingsignPARKING: The St. Croix Boat & Packet offers limited complimentary guest parking adjacent to the boarding area. Just follow our “Boat Parking” signs.  If our free lot is full, there are several public parking areas nearby. Directions: We are easy to find! You can either use our Google Map directions, or you can view our written directions. Please check-in for your cruise at least 30 minutes prior to departure.


America’s First Wild & Scenic National Park

Celebrating the First 50 Years 
2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act. From this Act, the St. Croix and the Namekagon rivers became the country’s first wild and scenic river national park—the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway. In partnership with the National Park Service and others, the St. Croix River Association will be leading a year of events to raise awareness of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway and provide recreational opportunities for all. To learn more, visit:
Join us on our Sunday lunch cruises on July 22, August 19, and October 14 for informational cruises! Tickets available at


The Lowell Inn, restaurants, and banquet center 102 North Second Street, Stillwater, MN 55082 (651) 439-1100. 25 historic rooms, 10 modern annexed rooms, a beautiful sunken garden and patio behind the Inn to rent for weddings.  Watch for our wonderful 2017 Holiday menu!
Grand Banquet Hall 301 2nd Street, Stillwater, MN 55082 (651) 430-1235.  Max Capacity: 300. Perfect location in historic downtown Stillwater for weddings, company events, parties, banquets and meetings. Large dance floor. Beautiful decor. Marble top bar. Delicious food.  Free showings by appointment are offered in the winter too!
Grand Off-Site Catering 301 2nd Street, Stillwater, MN 55082 (651) 430-1235. Delicious and creative menus for private events. Chef’s specials also offered. Preparing exceptional food for breakfast, lunch, breaks, dinner, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and late night. Complete bar service available. Pick up or delivery available. Clients include meetings, weddings, corporate, memorials, reunions, parties and more.
Grand Pizza 301 South 2nd Street, Stillwater, MN 55082 (651) 351-1262. See our delicious menu of pizzas, pastas and daily specials! Delivery, dine-in or take-out. “Voted Best Pizza in the Valley!” -St. Croix Magazine.