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Six Mile Creek
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Six Mile Creek II

Touring Lower Six Mile Creek: A delightful little jaunt in the Madison area, the lower half of Sixmile Creek offers a pleasant respite without the commitment of a long drive or shuttling (it’s a there-and-back outing), plus a wide…

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…

2020 Canoecopia Show Guide
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2020 Canoecopia Show Guide

Canoecopia 2020’s Show Guide has landed and is available for download here. This year, not only is Timothy giving two talks, but friend and family of Miles Paddled, Mr. Craig Charles is speaking too. Educator, author, adventurer, and the guy…

Canoecopia 2019
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Canoecopia 2019 In Review

Canoecopia 2019 is behind us and yet again, it didn’t disappoint. Timothy gave four excellent talks on two different topics, which rest assured, were equal parts educational and entertaining. He also sold and signed a bunch of guidebooks –…

2019 Canoecopia Show Guide
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2019 Canoecopia Show Guide

Canoecopia 2019 is upon us and this year’s Show Guide is available for download here. This year, we’ll be keeping busy throughout all three days of the event. Not only is Timothy giving three talks on two different topics, but we…

Fools Flotilla
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Fools’ Flotilla 2018

This year’s event was much improved as far as designated unloading spots and longer-term parking (available at the adjacent Care Wisconsin lot). The clouds were a bit ominous after a morning drizzle which surely kept some people from paddling,…

Fools Flotilla 2017
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Fools’ Flotilla Video

The annual Fools’ Flotilla – an event to raise awareness of the work of the Wisconsin River Alliance – is this Sunday, June 10th. Last year, the first family of Miles Paddled took part and we had a blast! Take…

Canoecopia 2018
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Canoecopia 2018 In Review

Canoecopia 2018 has come to a close, but man did we have a great time this year. Timothy gave two excellent talks which based on all the wonderful feedback, were very well-received. This was one of my favorite shows…

2018 Canoecopia Show Guide
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2018 Canoecopia Show Guide

Hey, check it out, Miles Paddled will be represented once again at Canoecopia 2018! That’s right, Timothy will be giving not one but two talks at the big show. Download the 2018 Canoecopia Show Guide here for full details…

milespaddled.com at rutabaga
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An Evening at Rutabaga Paddlesports

We want to extend a huge and heartfelt thanks to those who came out to Rutabaga Thursday night. The attendance was far greater than we could’ve imagined. Your support and enthusiasm left us feeling like rock stars (once again)…

Miles Paddled Rutabaga
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Miles Paddled at Rutabaga Paddlesports

Hey all, we’ll be spending the evening of November 9th, at Rutabaga Paddlesports in lovely Monona, Wisconsin, to talk about the book, the website and paddling in general. The fun starts at 6 and here are the rest of the details:…

Cherokee Marsh
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Cherokee Marsh

Touring Cherokee Marsh in Dane County: Quietwater enthusiasts love Cherokee Marsh for its abundant wildlife and acres of no-wake water. On various days in the marsh, you might spot sandhill cranes, geese, ducks, bullfrogs, eastern painted turtles and carp…

Fools Flotilla
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Fools’ Flotilla 2017

On June 11th, we participated in the 7th Annual Fools’ Flotilla, an event created to bring awareness to the (great) work that the River Alliance of Wisconsin does. Timothy volunteered to help keep boats in line while Barry, Emilie and…

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A Paddlepalooza Thank You

We wanted to give a huge thank you and shout-out to Bill for hosting the first ever Paddlepalooza at the Malt House to benefit the River Alliance of Wisconsin. We had a great time, met some wonderful people, sold some…

Canoecopia 2017 In Review
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Canoecopia 2017 In Review

In past years we’ve reviewed our visits to the “World’s Biggest Paddling Expo” that is Canoecopia – and while this year is no different, it’s totally different. Because this year, we were invited to speak at the show which was not only a…

Canoecopia 2017
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Miles Paddled at Canoecopia

News for some, a reminder for others… we’ll be at Canoecopia next weekend to present a talk on Timothy’s new paddling guide, “Canoeing & Kayaking South Central Wisconsin: 60 Paddling Adventures Within 60 Miles of Madison”. Stop by and say…

2017 Canoecopia Show Guide
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2017 Canoecopia Show Guide

It’s time to start planning for one of our favorite non-paddling weekends of the year. That’s right, the 2017 Canoecopia Show Guide is out and available for download here. This year is a little extra special for us as both…

Lake Mendota Governor's Island
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Lake Mendota: Governor’s Island

Touring Governor’s Island on Lake Mendota in Dane County: A quick lark of a lake paddle to make the most of a winter’s day and take in the phenomena of the season before the water freezes and the air temperature…

Lake Waubesa Wetlands
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Lake Waubesa Wetlands

Touring the Lake Waubesa Wetlands in Dane County: A pretty network of backwater sloughs and spring-fed streams to explore, the Lake Waubesa Wetlands are an interesting local diversion, conveniently located just fifteen minutes from downtown Madison. Rating: ☆ ☆…

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RootsRated.com

RootsRated connects users with the best outdoor trails. Hand-picked by local outdoor retailers and their networks of local experts across the country, they curate the best outdoor experiences and the most interesting stories from their local outdoor communities. It's…

2016 Canoecopia Show Guide
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2016 Canoecopia Show Guide

The wish book for paddlers has arrived! That's right, the 2016 Canoecopia Show Guide is available for download here. Time to start planning your days at one of our favorite weekends of the year...…

Token Creek

Token Creek I

Token Creek County Park to Cherokee Park: When one plan is stymied, Token Creek is always there. However, if you’re going to attempt this section, keep in mind the wind factor that will make for a difficult go of…