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Sugar River Paddle Guide

September 10, 2016

Clocking in around 90 miles long, the Sugar River is one of the more prominent streams in southern Wisconsin. Despite its name, the Sugar isn’t always so sweet. Just…

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Sugar River X

December 3, 2015

Highway 69 to County Road A
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A pleasant jaunt in south-central Dane County that ventures through farms, woods and one cute-as-a-button town on a stream with clear water…

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Sugar River VII

October 20, 2014

Riverside Road to Paoli
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A charming and short stretch quietly nestled in the soft hills and farms of southwestern Dane County, featuring clear water, riffles, pretty stands of…

Sugar River III

July 29, 2011

Valley Road to Paoli

An otherwise pleasant river, this is not a segment of the Sugar I’d recommend. There are just too many wires to slip through, deadfall to negotiate,…

Sugar River II

July 11, 2011

Paoli to Belleville

A lengthy stretch of the Sugar River with far too many obstructions to warrant paddling – one being quite dangerous. Add to that, the poor take-out options, and this becomes one we can’t…