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Yahara River
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Yahara River VI

Stebbensville Road to Murwin County Park: A wonderfully scenic quietwater paddle that’s perfect for beginners and families, this section of the Yahara River is one of our all-time favorites and one that provides a different experience every time we…

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…

Mirror Lake
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Mirror Lake

Mirror Lake State Park to Lake Delton: One of the prettiest lakes in Central Wisconsin, Mirror Lake, located just outside of the Wisconsin Dells/Lake Delton area, offers a diverse and scenic paddling experience not often found in a lake…

Baraboo River
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Baraboo River I

North Freedom to Highway 113: A tale of two Baraboos, the first stretch is muddy, brown and unexciting. The second part, however, is much more interesting and exciting as it riffles and waves its way through downtown Baraboo. Rating:…

Wisconsin River
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Wisconsin River I

Boscobel to Wyalusing State Park: The last section before the confluence with the Missisippi River is less-traveled and feels the most secluded since it’s further from Madison and it’s by far the most alluring for those reasons. At times,…