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Upcoming Friends Events

Candlelight Night           
     2nd Saturday in February

Pancake Breakfast & Annual Mtg.  
     2nd Saturday in March
      At Almelund Church for March 2023.
       Please remember to renew your membership
       in March either online here or by US Mail.

Seegwan "Celebration of Spring"   
     NEW for 2023 and beyond: On Earth Day,
      April 22, or on the Saturday after.

St. Croix River Clean up   
     2nd Saturday in July

Our tent and activities at the   
     Almelund Apple Festival
     3rd Sunday in September

Wild River 5K Run/Walk   
     2nd Saturday in October

Friends of Wild River
News and Information

3 Grant Funds available:
   • Master Naturalist
   • Stan Nelson Project
   • Transportation

Amphitheater Fundraiser   
   • Contribute:   use PayPal here
   • Contribute:   use a mail-in form

How to join our Friends Group

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Friends Newsletters -- since 2008!

Friends Board Members -- volunteers


Our Favorite Links

Current Bylaws of the Friends

Wild River State Park
Programs and Information

Current Naturalist Programs and Activities on DNR web page

Free vehicle permit form for disabled veterans & military on leave

Located along the St. Croix River in
eastern Chisago County, Minnesota

        Interesting and helpful DNR websites
               • Spring/Summer/Fall: River Levels in Minnesota
               • Fall:      Leaves Changing Color -- Map & Info
               • Winter:  Snow Depth and Trail Conditions

Spring/Summer: Scavenger Hunt in the Park

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Visitor Alerts for the Park
----- The "Key 3" when visiting Wild River -----
1) Plan Ahead: buy your vehicle permit in advance.
2) Arrive Prepared: buildings may not be open; dress appropriately.
3) Follow the Rules: follow all Covid-related guidelines.

For much more information, go to the Wild River State Park home page where there is a 'Visitor Alert' section that is updated often.
Also, click here to check seasonal updates for the park.

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Friends Mission Statement:

Friends of Wild River State Park is a community organization devoted to preserving and enhancing the experience of Wild River State Park. Through various activities and efforts we seek to sustain the natural beauty and ecology of the park, support interpretive and environmental education programs of the park, augment the work of the park staff through recommendations for activities and improvements and increase local interest and utilization of the park facilities.