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Flood Run® Route and Map

The route of the Flood Run is shown on the map below.  Start at Lake St Croix Beach, head south on St Croix Trail to Hastings.  Jump onto Hwy 61 and following the Minnesota side of the river to Winona.  Cross over the bridge to Wisconsin to Hwy 35.  Travel back up to Prescott, then cross the river again back to Minnesota.  Travel back up St Crois Trail to Lake St Croix Beach to the ride end.

We have added our sponsors to the map below.  Please support the facilities which support the Flood Run and the kids at Gillette Children's throughout the year.

As always, Ride Safe!

Beach Bar and Grill

Fountain City


Minnesota City

Minnesota City

Minnesota City

Gold Star Run:

This is the advanced run!  Northern and southern start locations.


Register for the Gold Star Run at the Flood Run® booth at the Beach Bar and Grill at the northern side or Maiden Rock Park on the southern side.

The cost is $20 plus a wristband ($30).

Ride the entire run route. Stop at all of the Gold Star locations along the run to get your card stamped.  Return your stamped card to the same location where you picked it up before close that evening. 


Pick up your custom Flood Run® Gold Star Pin and your end. Congratulate yourself for your achievement.

2024 Spring Stops:

*Beach Bar - Lake St Croix Beach, MN - Northern start and end or southern stamp

*Red Wing Barrel House - Stamp

*J&J Barbecue - Nelson WI - Northern route stamp, southern route bring completed card to pick up pin

* Maiden Rock Park- Maiden Rock, MN - Southern start (at Flood Run booth)

*No Name Saloon - Prescott, WI - Stamp



You can pick up the Gold Star card in 2 locations.  The ride is the same. 



If you pick up the card at the Beach Bar, get stamps at the Red Wing Barrel House, J&J BBQ, and No Name Saloon; then turn the card in at the Beach Bar at the end of the day for your Gold Star pin.


If you pick up the card at the Flood Run booth in Maiden Rock, get stamps at the No Name Saloon, Beach Bar, Red Wing Barrel House; then return the card to J&J BBQ/Grandpa's Saloon at the end of the day for your Gold Star pin.

Ride The Run:

After registration, you may ride either the Minnesota side or the Wisconsin side. Choose how far you wish to ride.

Have a great time along the way. Stop at one of our sponsors locations for fun items and great food.

Join us at the Beach Bar at the end of the day.

For those people who wish to ride a few more curves, register for the Flood Run wristband at the Start and pick up a sport bike route sheet from the merchandise booth along with your wristband.  This route is Wristband + $5 ($15).

Official Booth Locations:

There are only 3 official booth locations along the run.  Here you can purchase your wristbands, get your pin, as well as purchase t-shirts. 


There are additional locations where t-shirts may be purchased.

The Fall 2024 booth locations are:

1) Beach Bar, Lake St Croix Beach, MN

2) Nauti Hawg, Diamond Bluff, WI

3) Maiden Rock Park

There are sponsors and specials for wristband wearers all along the route.


We ride for kids


This pin can only be earned

Wristband Wearers get specials

Stop by any of the Flood Run Sponsor locations and get a special or a discount when you present proof of a wristband purchase.  Many of the sponsors will have bands and entertainment. 

Please choose to support the sponsors:

Lake St Croix Beach, MN

  • Beach Bar and Grill – Full hot breakfast with coffee and donuts served 8am - 11am.

  • Simply Ride - We buy the most and pay the most for pre-owned motorcycles!

  • Soldier’s 6 – Pick up a toy dog and support service dogs for first responders

  • Central Roadracing Association - Free New Rider School (NRS) for 2023 or 2024 season. Contact the Membership Director for details.


Red Wing, MN

  • Red Wing Barrel House – Live Music! Music Starts at 1 p.m.

  • Kelly's Tap House - Check at Kelly's the day of the ride.


Frontenanc, MN

  • B Wells Bar and Grill - Special posted day of Run.


Minnesota City, MN

  • Trail's End - Horizon band playing 3:30 - 6:30, Stripped Down playing 7:00 - 10:00pm, tent camping onsite (bring your own tent) available, brats served.


Arcadia, WI

  • Larry's Lookout - Pulled pork sandwich and 2 sides for $10/plate.

Centerville, WI

  • Jailhouse Saloon - $1 off any sandwich basket, $2 off any large pizza

Nelson, WI

  • J&J Barbeque/Grandpa's Saloon - 1/3 rack of ribs and brats available.

  • Nelson Hotel Bar and Grill - Specials announced at location the day of the ride.

  • Werner's Top Hat Bar and Grill - $1 off any purchase.

  • Maureen's Sewing - Will sew on patches day of the Flood Run.


Maiden Rock, WI

  • Rumors on the River - Live music (weather permitting) and food specials

  • Six String Saloon - Free can koozie with purchase

Bay City, WI

  • Big Dog Daddy’s Roadhouse – Burgers, brats, chili. Get $1 off. Spring we will serve in the pavilion.

  • Outpost Bar and Grill - $8 Burger basket

  • Sabe's Loft - Great food. Plenty of parking and an outdoor patio. ALL BIKERS WELCOME


Hager City, WI

  • Harbor Bar - $1 off any food item during the Run

  • Throttle Doctor - Holding a swap meet on-site.  Lots of Sale Parts & Accessories

Diamond Bluff, WI

  • Nauti Hawg - Day of Run special

  • Indian Motorcycle of St Paul at Nauti Hawg - find out how to get an Indian Motorcycle Flood Run patch.

  • Deetra Custom Leather Wear - 10% Discount on purchases

Prescott, WI

  • No Name Saloon/Monkey Bar -  free bottle water or coffee while supplies last.

Hudson, WI

  • Empourium- Single Smash Burger with Cheese and Chips $11 (Double $15) 8pm-Midnight Live Music "TPK- Them Pesky Kids"


Off-Run locations

  • Bob's Cycle Supply - Get an additional 10% off in store purchase of $50 or more with proof of wristband.

Other sponsors who have donated time, money, or prizes

  • Indian Motorcycle

  • Second Brigade Motorcycle Clubs

  • Polaris Foundation

  • Wild Threads

  • Dial-a-ride

  • DDi



The Run starts at the Beach Bar on St Croix Trail S in Lake St Croix Beach, MN.  At the official start time of 10:30am, motorcycles will begin to leave from the Beach Bar:

  • Head south on St Croix Trail S

  • Turn right onto US 10

  • Turn left onto US 61

  • Stay on US 61 to Winona (stopping as you wish)

  • Take W Cty 43 across the bridge (or cross any other bridge to WI you choose)

  • Turn left onto WI 35

  • Stay on WI 35 to Prescott (stopping as you wish)

  • Turn left onto US 10

  • Turn right onto St Croix Trail N

  • Turn left into Beach Bar parking area

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