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Black River Video
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Black River Video: Halls Creek Landing to Roosevelt Road

Here’s some more video of a recent return to a previous trip on the Black River that combines two distinctly different styles of paddling. This second section from Halls Creek Landing to Roosevelt Road is a calm paddle on relaxed water…

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…

Robinson Creek
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Robinson Creek Video: Kelly Road to West Pine Hill Road

The fabled lower section of Robinson Creek features no fewer than five Class II-III ledges through a series of two separate mini canyons. As such, this trip demands caution and care, and should be considered only by experienced paddlers…

Robinson Creek
★ ★ ★ ★

Robinson Creek II

Kelly Road to West Pine Hill Road: The fabled lower section of Robinson Creek features no fewer than five Class II-III ledges through a series of two separate mini canyons. As such, this trip demands caution and care, and…

Black River
★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Black River IV

River Avenue to Riviera Avenue: A gorgeous and largely undeveloped stretch of the beloved Black River, this trip features some of the best “lightwater” rapids anywhere on the Black with two separate stretches of mile-long and half-mile long Class…

Wedges Creek
★ ★ ★ ★

Wedges Creek II

County Road B to Rouse Road: An extraordinary gem of a stream quietly tucked away in the paddling playground of the Black River Falls area, Wedges offers a little bit of everything: clear water, occasional riffles, a handful of…

Black River East Fork
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Black River: East Fork II

Steponik Road to Overguard Road: A beautiful and almost entirely undeveloped swath of classic central Wisconsin landscape featuring tall pines, root beer-hued water, and modest granite outcrops, this section of the Black River’s East Fork is characterized by calm…

Robinson Creek
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Robinson Creek Video: Old County Road I to Kelly Road

Black River Falls is one of our favorite areas to paddle in Wisconsin because of creeks like Robinson. With narrow corridors, beautiful outcrops, lengthy riffly stretches and woodsy surroundings, it’s a very engaging, intimate and fun paddle. Have a…

Robinson Creek
★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Robinson Creek I

Old County Road I to Kelly Road: Quite possibly the prettiest, most intimate stream we’ve been lucky enough to paddle, Robinson Creek is a dazzling palette of colors – copper, cream, and green – hidden in the hollows and…

Halls Creek
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Halls Creek

Trow Lake Dam to Halls Creek Landing: Halls Creek is one of many excellent paddling destinations in the Black River Falls area. With countless riffles, a few Class I ledges and numerous stunning rock formations that decorate the twists and turns through an…

Wedges Creek Video
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Wedges Creek Video: Middle Road to Riviera Avenue

Best caught at higher levels than when we visited it, Wedges Creek is a seldom paddled gem located in Black River Falls. The highlight of this trip was not the creek itself however, but the extended section of the…

Wedges Creek
★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Wedges Creek I

Middle Road to Riviera Avenue: Wedges is yet another Black River Falls creek that you’ll want to add to your bucket list. This brief 4.25-mile run makes for a great half-day adventure or add another few miles of Black…

Morrison Creek
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Morrison Creek

Cemetery Road to Morrison Landing: On clear water in a near-wilderness environment with zero development, an endless array of light rapids as well as one challenging Class II+ pitch, approximately one gazillion boulders, stunning rock walls with weeping seeps and…

Black River
★ ★ ★ ★

Black River II

Hatfield to Black River Falls: Combining two trip types into one full day of paddling – the first a couple fists of adrenaline-inducing rapids through rugged granite rock outcrops, the second a calm palm of relaxed water but no…

Black River East Fork
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Black River: East Fork I

Overguard Road to East Fork Campground: The East Fork of the Black River is a wide river and pleasant paddle through classic Central Wisconsin Pines with occasional rapids but none too dangerous at these levels. Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆…

Black River
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Black River I

Black River Falls to Melrose: A taste of North Country in west central Wisconsin and only two hours away from either Madison or Wausau, this trip on the Black River offers endless miles of sandbars and islands, perfect for…