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Lower Wisconsin Riverway
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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…

Mill Creek
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Mill Creek (Iowa County)

Loy Road to Highway 23: A pretty creek but a mostly miserable paddling experience with one notable exception at the very end. I wouldn’t even recommend this trip to my enemies. Unless, of course, you like difficult portages, poisonous…

Black Earth Creek
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Black Earth Creek II

Blynn Road to Arena: This final few hundred yards of Black Earth Creek, before it meets Blue Mounds Creek and its eventual confluence with the Wisconsin River is a trip unto it’s own, sharing no characteristics with the upstream…

Lower Wisconsin River Paddle Guide
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Lower Wisconsin River Paddle Guide

In 1989, the Lower Wisconsin Riverway was created to protect the last free-flowing 92 miles to the confluence of the Mississippi River for recreational purposes and to help protect natural wildlife habitats...…

Wisconsin River
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Wisconsin River IV

Prairie Du Sac to Arena: Due to its proximity to Madison (and therefore, denser population) this uppermost section of the Lower Wisconsin Riverway is the most traveled. It’s sometimes overlooked for quiet water enthusiasts for that same reasoning, but…

Wisconsin River
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Wisconsin River III

Arena to Gotham: Just like the upper stretch, you’ll no doubt, have more company on the water due to the proximity to the Sauk/Baraboo/Madison area but this section of the Wisconsin River offers more of what we’ve come to…