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Waves-To-Trails Paddle

Cannon River Video
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Cannon River Video: Cannon Falls to Welch

We love paddling our neighboring states, especially Minnesota’s driftless region. Here, we returned to the Cannon River to explore a section quite popular for canoeing, kayaking and tubing. With that in mind, do know that you’ll company along the…

Cannon River
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Cannon River II

Cannon Falls to Welch: A bluff country paddle full of numerous riffles, gravel bars and island channels that cut through bluffed-valleys 300′ tall along the eastern edge of Minnesota’s Driftless region, this popular section of the Cannon River is…

Ahnapee River
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Ahnapee River Video: Frontier Park to Jacobus Park

Quitewater paddlers will enjoy this estuary paddle that starts in Forestville, Wisconsin, and ends in Lake Michigan. With a convenient waves-to-trails bike shuttle along the Ahnapee State Trail, and the excellent Ahnapee Brewery at the take-out in Algoma, this…

Yahara River
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Yahara River IV

Veterans Memorial Park to Windsor Road: Adventurous paddlers will enjoy paddling the headwaters of the Yahara River, because at the right levels, it’s swift, riffly and just a whole lot of fun. Expect some deadfall but also expect to…

Ahnapee River
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Ahnapee River

Forestville to Algoma: The Ahnapee River is a flatwater paddle in a wide, sometimes marsh-like estuary – perfect for silent sport enthusiasts. Dammed at Forestville it gently winds its way to its ultimate destination with Lake Michigan. With a convenient…

Red Cedar River
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Red Cedar River Video: Menomonie to Downsville

This trip down the Red Cedar river wasn't particularly exciting in terms of scenery, but it was a quick and splashy ride all the way to the end where you'll find a convenient waves-to-trails shuttle...…

Red Cedar River
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Red Cedar River I

Menomonie to Downsville: The legendary Red Cedar River is a wonderful trip for novice paddlers looking for a leisurely paddle. There are few sights to be seen but the rails-to-trails bike shuttle offers an element of convenience and fun.…

Koshkonong Creek
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Koshkonong Creek I

Cambridge to Rockdale: A creek truly cute-as-a-button outside of Madison that offers several options for trip lengths, much of which runs through and along public land, alternating between tree-canopied intimacy, wide-open rolling hills and some steep banks. Rating: ☆…

Pecatonica River
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Pecatonica River I

Calamine to Darlington: While not overly spectacular, the Pecatonica is just a solid and pretty paddle located in the driftless area. Coupled with a convenient atv trail for a bike shuttle, this is a very accomodating waves-to-trails paddle. Rating:…