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Running Free - The Baraboo River Restoration Story
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Running Free: The Baraboo River Restoration Story

If you’ve ever paddled the Boo, specifically the downtown section, I recommend watching Running Free: The Baraboo River Restoration Story. It’s a short film about what’s resulted from dam removals on the river which once shaped the local economy. Removal…

Baraboo River Paddle Guide
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Baraboo River Paddle Guide

Approximating 120 miles in length, the Baraboo River is recognized as the longest free-flowing river in the country that has been restored after the removal of its many damns. That alone is a pretty cool fact...…

Baraboo River
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Baraboo River V

La Valle to Reedsburg: A trip that begins with a bang of rapids, several scenic sandstone bluffs, an expedition trek to an incredible waterfall (albeit artificial), but then peters to a long and unremarkable monotony (the only highlight of…

Baraboo River
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Baraboo River IV

Haskins Park to Highway 33: A trip of contrasts that begins in an urban setting and ends in the country, first surrounded by downtown buildings and a circus museum, then ancient rock formations, with a bang of Class I…

Baraboo River
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Baraboo River II

Haskins Park to Highway 113: This very short trip down the muddy waters of the Baraboo offers a little excitement with its countless riffles and brisk current as it passes through its historic downtown and legendary museum grounds. Rating:…

Baraboo River
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Baraboo River III

Union Center to Wonewoc: A brief jaunt that is frankly somewhat dull and monotonous until the very end of the trip, where a spectacular rock outcrop 150′ high towers above the river. Combine this with a bike shuttle along…