The City of Afton is located 15 miles east of downtown St. Paul. 25 square miles in size, this unique city features agricultural, rural residential and commercial districts. The Historic Village lies along the beautiful St. Croix River, which offers boating and fishing, two marinas and a boat launch ramp. Afton has many unique boutiques and restaurants and plays host to a number of special events throughout the year including Strawberry Festival and Art in the Park. Afton State Park and Afton Alps (with 300 miles of skiable area!) are located less than 5 miles south of the city center.