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Black Earth Creek

Black Earth Creek
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Black Earth Creek V

Black Earth (The Shoe Box Landing) to Hudson Road: A return trip with a new twist to one of our favorite places to paddle in the Madison area, with notable pros, mentionable cons and several relevant changes since we last…

Black Earth Creek Paddle Guide
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Black Earth Creek Paddle Guide

Even before I ever stepped foot in a kayak, I’d been curious about Black Earth Creek. There it is, zigging and zagging along Highway 14 as you head west from Madison towards Cross Plains, then Black Earth and finally…

Black Earth Creek
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Black Earth Creek IV

Black Earth to Walking Iron Park: A trip that’s two-thirds wonderful and endearing and one-third frustrating. But all along is fun riffly water in a Class I trout stream with gorgeous views of a glaciated valley full of pretty…

Black Earth Creek
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Black Earth Creek III

Cross Plains to Black Earth: A section of the beautiful Black Earth Creek that’s a lot of fun if you like a little adventure and can manage a whole lot of obstacles. By Denny Caneff A Miles Paddled contributor…

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…

Black Earth Creek
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Black Earth Creek I

Walking Iron Park to Blynn Road: Black Earth Creek is known more as a Class I Trout stream than it is for canoeing and kayaking. The good news is that it’s navigable, the bad news is that’s it’s not…