Did you know that there is a place just outside of St. Croix Falls, that was once home to railroad tycoons and is now available for your weekend getaway? It is true, Big Rock Creek just north of St. Croix Falls, WI is not only the perfect place to vacation with its convenient location to the Twin Cities and in the beautiful St. Croix Falls, but it is also RICH in history. We highly recommend reading about this property’s history here to learn just what makes Big Rock Creek so special.
The moment you take the turn onto the drive and follow it along Big Rock Creek, you will have felt like you stepped back in time. You will feel a sense of calm and a sense of all worries leave you as you begin your weekend getaway. There are several lodging options aside from their camping and glamping sites that you will definitely want to check out especially if modern conveniences are something that you seek in a vacation home.
1) The Clubhouse
The Clubhouse at Big Rock Creek is a year-round cabin rental on this private estate. It has nostalgic charm and accommodations for 14, on a 980-acre piece of land. You can wake up to the sounds of nature and the babbling creek outside your windows. The wrap around porch will encompass your vision of “farmhouse charm” and allow you to soak in the magic of your special day whether that be your wedding, family vacation, or corporate retreat. This turn of the century beauty contains 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, two dressing rooms, a large porch, kitchen and living room and is just steps away from the private Big Rock Lake.
2) The Family Cabin
The Family Cabin at Big Rock Creek gives you that “up North” feeling whenever you visit. The log siding and old school vibe is something that is hard to describe, but a true feeling you get upon arrival. Recently updated with granite countertops, cabinetry, new appliances and fiber internet gives you remote working accommodations. The back porch overlooking Big Rock Lake allows for panoramic views of the entire property and are great spots to enjoy morning coffee or an afternoon adult beverage. The massive concrete firepit just outside your door next to the gas grill are great spots for nighttime stories or just a fun spot to hang and listen to the crackling fire! If you’re visiting in the winter, there is no better spot to wait out a snowstorm than inside the family cabin in front of the fireplace. We supply plenty of wood to make sure your toasty warm and our property is connected to the Gandy Dancer so bring your snowmobile, enjoy our private trails and also hit the Gandy.
The newest home on the Big Rock Creek estate and completely furnished with everything you know for a home-away-from-home feeling. Elroy’s is an excellent location for family gatherings. A big open kitchen, dining room and living room upstairs and large family room on the lower level. Whether it’s a family getaway, girls’ weekend, or friends’ reunion Elroy’s will be a wonderful place to gather!
Big Rock Creek is a great spot to rent for a weekend grouse hunting, snowmobiling, summer fun, fall color hikes, cross country skiing or whatever you enjoy doing on our 980 private acres.