St. Croix Valley Memorial Forest
Become a part of a flourishing lakefront forest just 45 minutes from the Twin Cities
What makes the St. Croix Valley Forest Special
Diverse Tree Species
Experience the forest sights and sounds
Our Guides will bring the forest to life with an online tour, or visit in-person to feel the magic firsthand.
Join the St. Croix Valley Community
Connect with people who love nature as much as you do.
Explore with a Better Place Forests Guide
Browse and shop the St. Croix Valley Forest with one-on-one support from a Guide. You can choose favorites online or visit the forest in-person to find your forever tree.
Visiting the St. Croix Valley Forest
Forest Visiting Hours
Thursday – Monday 10:00am – 5:00pm
by appointment only – schedule below
Getting started? Find your tree.
Customers can visit or begin the Forest Memorial process.
Find Your Tree
Existing Customer Visit
Better Place Forests 101: Intro to the St. Croix Valley Memorial Forest
Join us for a guided walk through your local memorial forest.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2023
10 AM or 2:00 PM
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trees with a Guide
Find the tree that speaks to you by exploring trees online or in-forest.