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Crystal River Paddle Guide

August 29, 2017

As anyone who regularly reads would know, we love the Waupaca area for canoeing and kayaking. There’s an appeal there that we just can’t resist, and the Crystal…


Crystal River Video: Marl Lake to Shadow Lake Road

January 15, 2016
Here's a look at one of our favorite paddles of 2015 (and one of our favorites in general) which starts in the stunning blue-ish green waters of Marl Lake and continues to the headwaters of the Crystal River near Waupaca, Wisconsin...
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Crystal River II

April 29, 2015

Marl Lake to Shadow Lake Road
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If you haven’t paddled the Crystal in a few years or never navigated the lakes leading to the headwaters, you…

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Crystal River I

July 18, 2012

Rural to Shadow Lake Road
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A delightfully fun and playful narrow river (more creek-like than not) in central Wisconsin, located just outside of Waupaca, the Crystal is…


Crystal River Video: Rural to Shadow Lake Road

November 6, 2011
The Crystal River is just that, crystal clear and it's as charming as the city of Rural that it flows through. Here's a video of our trip from back in September...