• Black River
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    Black River VI

    Highway 73 to Willard Road: Two-for-one fun combining primitive-feeling creek paddling with the bigger but still rugged Black River, this outstanding trip is blessed with easy accesses and multiple options to…

  • Kickapoo River
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    Kickapoo River IV

    Highway 131 to Ontario: With water clarity as stunning as the sandstone rock outcrops before and above you, this “path less paddled” of the otherwise extremely popular Kickapoo River will dazzle…

  • Milespaddled 2021
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    Miles Paddled 2021

    Hey all, apologies for the downtime the last couple months but I had a “whole thing” I had to fix (like, moving the entire site). The good news is that we’re…

  • 2020 Year in Review
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    Miles Paddled 2020 Year in Review

    So 2020 wasn’t what any of us were expecting, but here we are on day one of a whole new year with hope for better things ahead. Emphasis on hope because…

  • 20 Best Paddles of 2020
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    20 Best Paddles of 2020

    In keeping with Miles Paddled tradition, we’re pleased to bring you our annual year-end list of favorite paddles from the past season. While 2020 was challenging for a number of reasons,…

  • Eau Claire River
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    Eau Claire River (Eau Claire County) Video

    Here’s our Eau Claire River video of one of its quieter and often over-looked segments. The river here is a nearly wild setting with wooded hills, steep banks, and solitude surrounds.…

  • Red Cedar River
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    Red Cedar River III

    County Road W to Colfax Park: One of the prettiest stretches of the leggy Red Cedar River featuring picture-perfect sequences of stunning hills and hollows with exposed rock outcrops, this longish…

  • Threadless Shop
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    Miles Paddled Threadless Shop

    Hey all, this isn’t necessarily new news if you’re a regular to the site, but we’ve added a second store for Miles Paddled and Wisconsin paddling gear in our Threadless Shop.…

  • Pine River Waushara County
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    Pine River (Waushara County)

    28th Court to Poy Sippi: An appetite for trying as many Pine Rivers in Wisconsin as I can, and a mild late fall day, led me to this rarely explored river…

  • Red River
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    Red River

    Lower Red Lake Dam to County Road A: A revisit to the Red River and redux paddle several years after our initial experience, but this time with better water levels, warmer…

  • Wolf River
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    Wolf River Video: Langlade to Markton

    Here’s our Wolf River video of Langlade to Markton which captures the exhilarating whitewater runs of Boy Scout Rapids, Hansen’s Rapids, Gilmore’s Mistake and much more. This glorious trip is exciting…

  • Wolf River
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    Wolf River V

    Langlade to Markton: An exhilarating trip where the former “teen” Wolf becomes a millennial and starts its sprint. More rambunctious than the segment upstream, but not as volatile as the next…

  • Wolf River
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    Wolf River Video: Lily to Hollister

    Here’s our most recent capture of the Lily to Hollister section on the Wolf River. It’s a beautiful boulder-clad section featuring countless riffles, lots of Class I rapids and splashy Class…

  • Wolf River
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    Wolf River III

    Lily to Hollister: This beautiful boulder-clad section of the rowdy Wolf River makes for a great introductory warm-up to the more rambunctious sections downstream. Featuring countless riffles, lots of Class I…

  • Wolf River Video
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    Wolf River Video: Hollister to Langlade

    Here’s our Wolf River video of Hollister to Langlade, a section that is more frisky than starting at Lily and less frothy than Langlade. This section is great for “lightwater” enthusiasts…

  • Wolf River
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    Wolf River IV

    Hollister to Langlade: A spectacular stretch of a spectacular river, it’s here where the former Wolf pup enters its teen years, transitioning in earnest from its quiet flatwater and wild rice…

  • Installing a depth finder on a kayak
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    Kayak Modifications: Installing a Depth Finder

    Resident fishing expert Trevor Bellrichard begins a series of Do-It-Yourself kayak modifications to turn what would be a run-of-the-mill sit-in kayak, into a rather credible and comfortable fishing vessel. Canoe and…

  • Rattlesnake Creek
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    Rattlesnake Creek Video

    Rattlesnake Creek video of a non-stop trip in Driftless country on a wonderful small stream with massive cliff walls, rugged brickwork terrain, countless riffles, huge boulders, a peppy current and a…

  • Rattlesnake Creek
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    Rattlesnake Creek

    North Andover to Highway 81: The word ‘non-stop’ is defined as continuing without stopping or pausing, and Rattlesnake Creek provides an abundance of non-stop. This Driftless discovery has small stream characteristics…

  • Wisconsin River With Miles Paddled
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    Wisconsin River with Miles Paddled Video

    Around this time last year we had the awesome (and totally flattering) opportunity to collaborate with the great guys at Thousand Lumens on behalf of the tireless and never-thanked-enough work of…