Brule River Video
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Brule River Video

Here’s a look at the Brule River, arguably the best a northwoods paddle can offer in terms of beginner paddler-friendly while still offering a bounty of rambunctious beauty, outstanding wildlife, sheer lack of development, and occasional riffles and light,…

Brule River
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Brule River

Highway 139 to National Forest Road 2150: Arguably the best a northwoods paddle can offer in terms of beginner paddler-friendly and with reliable water levels, while still offering a bounty of rambunctious beauty, outstanding wildlife, sheer lack of development, and…

Little Platte River
★ ★

Little Platte River III

Crosscut Road to Quarry Road: Only if you’re a local with time on your hands, intermediate paddle skills, and are just curious enough about what’s north of Quarry Road should you paddle this section. With two-thirds of the paddle…

★ ★

Kewaunee River

River Road to Kewaunee: An off the beaten path slog over downed trees and waterless riffles, this trip offers very few redeeming qualities. After the dam at the Kewaunee Fisheries Facility, the river is wide, flooded, deep and slow.…

Blue River
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Blue River Video

Here’s some video of the Blue River, a meandering Driftless trout stream that offers a unique and intimate experience on a swift and splashy river dotted with massive boulders, rock outcrops and steep valleys. (Adjust to 1080p for the…

Grant River
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Grant River III

Chaffie Hollow Road to Potosi Point Recreational Area: The final miles of the Grant River to its confluence-kiss at the Mississippi River, this trip has fewer rock outcrops and slower water than the two more popular trips upstream, but…

Starkweather Creek
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Starkweather Creek

Touring Starkweather Creek: If you’re looking for a recreational paddle near Madison, there are better options than Starkweather Creek. But if you consider (or reconsider, I suppose) and categorize Starkweather Creek as an urban transportation route, (which in its…

Wisconsin Public Radio
News

The Larry Meiller Show: Combining Paddling, Pedaling And Camping

Thanks to Wisconsin Public Radio’s Larry Meiller Show for having Timothy on the show once again to talk about paddling, padaling and camping Wisconsin, among other paddling-related topics from call-in and write-in listeners. It’s always a pleasure to spend time…

Black River
Canoe & Kayak Camping

Canoe & Kayak Camping Wisconsin: Black River

With an unparalleled amount of amazing river and creek opportunities, we consider the entire Black River Falls area a paddling playground for canoeing and kayaking. There is literally something to appease every style of paddler. From thrilling whitewater surrounded by…

Lower Wisconsin Riverway
★ ★ ★ ★

Wisconsin River XIX

Prairie Du Sac to Wyalusing Landing: The Lower Wisconsin Riverway is beloved for its canoe and kayak camping opportunities on the islands and sandbars that dot the protected 92 miles from the Prairie Du Sac dam to the Mississippi…

Little Turtle Creek
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Little Turtle Creek Video

Little Turtle Creek dazzles with crystal-clear water, steady current, lots of riffles, and a thrilling mix of prairies, pastures and forest. Good accesses and excellent wildlife only add to the whole experience. A couple down trees to portage can…

Little Turtle Creek
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Little Turtle Creek

S. County Line Road to S. O’Riley Road: A diamond in the rough of Rock County, Little Turtle Creek dazzles with crystal-clear water, steady current, lots of riffles, and a thrilling mix of prairies, pastures and forest. Good accesses…