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
Join the St. Croix Valley Community
We both have spent hours walking in different forests, taking in the sights, smells, and sounds. Woodlands are a place of restoration for us.Laura D.
Picking out a tree, a symbol of family and strength, felt right. My parent's tree is more than a place to visit, it’s a symbolic reminder of our connection.Michelle C.
Doug’s memorial was as he would have wanted it. It will be so much easier to remember the joys and happy times when we visit a living forest.Mary T.
Explore with a Better Place Forests Guide
Visiting the St. Croix Valley Forest
Forest Visiting Hours
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
trees with a Guide
Find the tree that speaks to you by exploring trees online or in-forest.