Parents, get the kids unplugged and take a fun family get away. Canoe or kayak on the beautiful St. Croix River, hike among the wildflowers in Standing Cedars, head out to the new zip lines at Trollhaugen, or ride the rails of the St. Croix Valley Railway.
Explore Nature's Wonderland Right Nearby
For young explorers the natural playground of Interstate Park is right at your doorstep. It features 1400 acres of geology diversity from pristine woodlands, unique glacial potholes, 9 miles of hiking, a public beach and panoramic views of the gorge.
Cascade Falls is right in downtown Osceola. Follow the sound of the roaring falls down the stairs to 25 foot wide waterfalls and let the dancing waters awaken the kid in you. From the wooden bridge take a woodland hike to the St. Croix River along the Osceola Creek.
Osceola Depot & St. Croix Railway
Trollhaugen Zip Line & Adventure Park
For the more adventurous, experience one of the funnest family outdoor activities you’ll find anywhere. Trollhaugen’s new Adventure Park features the thrill of 6 ziplines and a giant floating playground. It's like climbing trees, hanging from tires, and swinging on ropes just like when you were a kid, on a far bigger scale.
Find a Trail
With hiking and biking trails of the Gandy Dancer, Stower Seven Lakes, Standing Cedars nearby and Simenstad/Eagle Bluff trail accessible on foot right from downtown, there are plenty of options for birders, walkers and hikers of any ability. Lace up and take to the trails for great exercise and outdoor adventure.
Enjoy affordable family fun and local culture at a baseball game with the Braves. May through August. www.osceolabraves.com