Canoeing the Brule River,
55 to Hwy 139 in Forest County. 13,5
miles. This section of river is suitable
for novices except when the water
is high.. Camping is allowed anywhere
on national forest land but prior
permission must be obtained to camp
on Michigan DNR land. For info on
water levels call the US Forest Service
715-528-4464. Put in at Brule River
Campground near Nelma, Wi. just south
of the Michigan border. Take out at
the right side of the Hwy 139 bridge.
There is parking for a few cars.
139 to Forest Road 2150 in Florence
County. 16.2 miles. This section is
winding with a few Class I and II
rapids. Novices should scout and possibly
portage some of the rapids. Camping
is allowed on national forest land.
Water levels are fairly constant.
. Put in at the Hwy 139 bridge. At
the 14 mile point comes Two Foot Falls.
Two miles further take out at Forest
Road 2150 on the right. The landing
is easy to miss. A house comes into
view on a hill before the landing
and you will see concrete remains
of old bridge pilings on the left
side of the river opposite the landing.
River 3- Forest
Road 2150 to the Brule Flowage in Florence
County. 14 miles. This is a nice wilderness
sectio of the river. Camping is sparse
because most of the land is privately
owned.Put in at river right landing
at the end of Forest Road 2150. Take
out on the right of the WEPCO Brule
Rec. Area #28. To get to the access
area take Chapin Rd. north out of Florence
and turn left at the Y intersection
onto River Landing Rd.