Canoeing the Red River, Wisconsin
Red Lake Powerhouse to the Village
of Red River-Shawano County-4.1 miles.
This is a very popular run for intermediate
and experienced paddlers.The put in
is off of Lower Lake Road.Half mile
after put in is First Drop a simple
Class I-II river ledge. Double Drop,
two small ledges is encounterd at
1.2 miles.Just around the corner is
Monastery Falls an impressive series
of Class III drops in a constricted
mini-canyon. Scout or portage from
river right. Half mile down from Monastery
is Ziemers Falls, a solid Class II+.
This is a complex set of rapids. Below
Ziemers are several rocky riffles
and easy drops. Take out at the County
A bridge, upstream left. in the village
of Red River. There is little room
for parking here.