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Mecan River Paddle Guide
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Mecan River Paddle Guide

If there’s one stream in southern Wisconsin that is a paddler’s paradise, it’s the Mecan River. Starting at a pretty lake fed by natural springs, the river meanders for some 40 miles through a mixed landscape of hardwoods, oak savannas,…

Mecan River
★ ★ ★

Mecan River IV

Dover Avenue to Germania: Quite possibly the single most boring stretch of the otherwise lively and lovely Mecan River, the only honorary aspects to this trip are the novelty of paddling the Germania Marsh (if you’re into that) and…

Mecan River
★ ★ ★

Mecan River III

Mecan River Springs to 11th Road: Two exploratory trips combined into one (for the sake of simplicity) that certainly tested one’s patience and fortitude, but also offered extraordinary beauty and a cool sense of pioneer paddling. Not for casual…

Mecan River
★ ★ ★

Mecan River II

Germania to Lock Road: One of the better getaway destinations for paddling in southern Wisconsin with a northwoods-like feel, the Mecan features crystal clear water, peppy current, and minimal development – all enclosed within an engaging environment. Not recommended…

Mecan River
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Mecan River Video: Dakota to Highway 22

Here's a little look at the Mecan River from earlier this season. A popular river for paddling, as well as fly fishing, the Mecan is a clear, sandy-bottomed and twisty trout stream flowing through the beautiful pines of Central…

Mecan River
★ ★ ★

Mecan River I

Dakota to Highway 22: A popular river for paddling, as well as fly fishing, the Mecan River is a clear, sandy-bottomed and twisty trout stream flowing through the beautiful pines of Central Wisconsin. Rating: ☆ ☆ ☆ Trip Report…