near Elroy, not far from the headwaters
of the popular Kickapoo River, the
Baraboo twists 120 miles to the
southeast before joing the Wisconsin
a few miles downstream from portage
Du Flambeau-Vilas County-25 miles.
Put in below dam at Flambeau Lake.
This is a good novice trip. Class
1 rapids along the way. Several
campsites on the river. Pull out
at Flambeau Flowage.
Rib River-The little
known Big Rib River is delightful
for both whitewater and flatwater
enthusiasts and is especially enjoyed
by paddlerswho prefer intimate little
Chelsea in Taylor county the Black
River changes character many times
as it flows southwestward to the
Brule-One of the most
famous rivers in the Midwest, the
Bois Brule is also one of the most
popular canoeing streams in Wisconsin.
River-The Brule River
forms part of the border between
Wisconsin and Michigan, flowing
southeast to its confluence with
the Michigamme River.
River-Few rivers in
Wisconsin are as historically rich
as the Chippewa. Together with such
tributaries as the Flambeau, Jump,
Yellow, Red Cedar, Eau Claire and
Couderay, the Chippewa drains one
sixth od the total area of the state.
from. Windigo Lake to Radisson
County-7 miles. A trip on the lower
Deer Tail is for those who want
to "pioneer it'". Water
levels should be medium or better
for a pleasant trip.
Claire River-The west
and east forks of the Eau Claire
converge 3 miles west of Antigo.
After that it goes all the way to
the Wisconsin River at Wausau encountering
3 dams alon the way.
Iron County where the Manitwish
and Bear rivers come together the
north and south forks have canoeing
begins on Portage Canal connecting
the Fox and Wisconsin Rivers. Easy
paddle along historic trade route.Dam
portage.Flatwater paddling on Buffalo
Lake. Take out in Montello.
Jump River has a little of everything.
High banks, pine groves, quitwater
sections and a couple of difficult
you have had a taste of this enchanting
little river you will be hooked
tributary that joins the Wisconsin
River a few miles north of the
dells, the Lemonweir has a wild
County-The trip on main creek
is for those that want solitude
and good fishung. The trip is
very difficult unless the levels
are medium-high or better
Manitowish River is the perfect
river for quietwater canoeists
who like to combine lake and river
Marengo River is largely spring
fed and is likely to be runnable
during most of the summer. During
thesummer the Bad River is generally
too shallow to run.
Menominee is not generally considered
a good paddling river.It does
have a couple of short stretches
that are highly popular with highly
skilled whitewater paddlers.
about the Montreal River is spectacular,
from the uniquely intimidating
access at put -in, through the
breathtaking canyons and awesome
the nearness of highways and the
presence of several dam, the river
has a consistantly wild character.
in northern Oconto county near
Lakewood, the Oconto River flows
through varied countryside, lowland
swamp, upland forest, agricultural
fields before emptying in Green
of the great paddling rivers of
Wisconsin, the Peshtigo River
provides enjoyable paddling over
most of its length.
of the prettiest and most unspoiled
rivers in Wisconsin, the Pike
River was given special protection
by the Wisconsin Wild Rivers Act
delightfully small river, the
Pine mixes long, quiet stretches
with riffles and rapids, often
becoming quite narrow as it winds
through a wild environment.
small river that flows almost
wholly through wild surroundings,
the Popple River is protected
from development by its location
in the Nicolet National Forest.
lovely little stream that is very
popular with trout fishermen,
the Prairie River is paddleable
for about 25 miles before it is
dammed north of Merrill.
4 miles long this stretch serves
up two of the most popular and
challenging whitewater rapids
wonderful river for families,
novice canoeists, anglers and
anyone interested in tranquil
surroundings, the Red Cedar is
paddleable its whole length.
of the St. Croix National Scenic
Riverway, the St. Croix flows
154 miles from the dam near Gordon
to the Mississippi.
miles of the Tomahawk River constitute
one of the least paddled but most
attractive canoeing streams in
trip is prime whitewater canoeing
when waters are above average
Turtle River is a delightful combination
of small scenic lakes and constantlt
changing stream. the stream sections
vary from slow quiet reaches to
the dancing waters of 10 rated
wonderfully isolated, winding
river with miles of riffles and
class I-II rapids, this is a delight
for experienced canoeists.
as a small North Woods stream
at Lac Vieux Desert, the Wisconsin
travels almost the entire length
of the state before emptying into
popular river famous for trout
fishing, whitewater paddling and
wild scenic beauty winds its way
into Langlade county where it
become a premiere whitwater and
intimate and scenic river, with
many riffles and rapids.