Peshtigo River
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Peshtigo River

By on September 14, 2012

Burnt Bridge to Goodman Park
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In normal conditions, this stretch of the Peshtigo River is excellent whitewater wonder for intermediate-to-advance paddlers thick in the exclusive north woods of Wisconsin.

Date:
September 2, 2012

Class Difficulty:
Class II-III

Gauge:
Wabeno: ht/ft: 3.60 | cfs: 130

Recommended Levels:
These are below recommended levels for comfortable paddling. The Wisconsin Trail Guide recommends a minimum level of 4.6′ at the County Road C bridge gauge.

Put-In:
FR 2134/Michigan Rapids Road, Forest County, Wisconsin
Take-Out:
Goodman Park, Marinette County, Wisconsin

Time: Put in at 3:00p. Out at 8:00p.
Total Time: 5h
Miles Paddled: 12.5

Wildlife: Ravens, bald eagles, ruffed grouse, blue herons, lots of good-looking wood ducks and several types of hawks.
Time worth driving to: 2-3 hours

Let’s go to the Peshtigo! But in low levels of water, it’s a little pish posh. It was Labor Day weekend and I was already in this neck of the north woods of Wisconsin anyway, so I thought I’d try my luck on the Pesh, despite my apprehension that it would be too low.

What we liked:
When and where the river was runnable, it was absolutely wonderful; exciting slots and drops, wave trains and almost endless boulder gardens, beautiful scenery, total isolation and a thrilling falls section (Taylor Falls) with a convenient rock-shelf to get out and re-run the falls as many times as your heart desires. The access points are pretty convenient, though remote. Half of this segment lies within the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, which is a real delight and worth the trip but it’s definitely “out there.”

There are no fewer than seven rapids sections (and no doubt more in higher water) with as many fun drops, one of which is a full mile-long.

And yes, Taylor Falls is fantastic. If you have visited the Dells of the Eau Claire River, east of Wausau, this drop is reminiscent. A cautionary note, however: The drop is about 2-3’ and demands respect, to say nothing of control. You’d be a fool not to get out first just to scout the right course to take. Avoid the far-right channel as there is a rock overhang into which you can easily knock your head, immediately followed (below) by awkward rocks that will almost certainly pin your boat. The water is too fast and severe here to steer safely. Instead, take the middle section but you must do so precisely. A curve of rocks on the right causes a very pushy outflow of water that can easily turn you sideways, if not capsize you altogether. Again, the sheer volume of water at this section is formidable and needs to be respected. I myself am a whitewater novice and maybe not as inhibited as I ought to be… I did this drop four times, taking a brisk swim only once. It’s exhilarating but it needs to be done correctly. Or just portage around it to be safe while still being impressed by its beauty.

Helpful Tip: If you only want to paddle Taylor Falls, I discovered a great access point otherwise not mentioned on any map (to be fair, the Wisconsin Trail Guide website mentions it, but I know that only after the fact). About 50 yards or so west of Marinette County Forest Road 1510, there is a small pull-out on the riverside of the road (which by the way is alternately called FR 2136, Goodman Park Road and Benson Lake Road. Why the ambiguity? Because the same road cuts through Forest County, National Forest and then Marinette County). Roughly equidistant between Porcupine Lake Road and Swede John Road (gotta love a quaint old name like “Swede John”!), there is a spot big enough to safely park a small car off the road, and then drag your boat about 25’ to the water. From there Taylor Falls is at best only 100 yards downstream. Also, the takeout at Goodman Park is only 1.5 miles downstream if you wish to continue.

Notice a conspicuous absence? That being Strong Falls just after the takeout? What gives? Meister Mike Svob advises to avoid it, though online sites boast it. I would contend that it’s a class IV waterfall, though some list it as merely a III (it’s a heluva III is all I can say…). I personally did not attempt running it after considerable deliberation, calculation and talking myself out of it. I have a bit of a penchant for tossing caution to the winds but I was by myself and I had a long drive ahead of me. And I knew that if I had gotten injured, my girlfriend would have killed me! All of which is not to say that I still don’t think about it and continually play that reel of imaginary film in my mind’s eye. I do! I scouted and reconnoitered from as many different vantages as I could clamber. In the end, I had to be honest with myself and let it go, reasoning that my skills are not yet up to this.

What makes this waterfall such a challenge is that there are at least four ledges, each dropping a couple feet with tight turns, one right after the other, lightning fast and with no time to adjust or pause. OK, so far so good. But the real hangnail lies at the final two drops. First, you’d be thrust down into a pool quite quickly. Then, turn on a dime (I’m not exaggerating here) in order to position yourself perfectly to run the next drop which is so narrow that unless your accuracy is 100 percent, you’ll be bombarded to the left or right (or both). Normally, no biggie, but here because of the narrow slot, your body will scrape against something very unforgiving (that or your boat may be too wide and get stuck which would be awkward and awful). If that’s not daunting enough, when/if you run this last slot while still upright, there is a gigantic boulder at the bottom, virtually impossible to miss, with a sharp exposed edge facing you dead-on. I honestly don’t know how it could be avoided. And then there’s a short little drop after that. All of this takes place within split seconds and must be done with impeccable precision. It would all need to be choreographed beforehand, for it would happen too quickly for you to think/react to while doing it. I had to let it go and walk away, no matter how [expletive deleted] awesome it would have been (to say nothing of the bragging rights).

What we didn’t like:
Awfully low water. The recommended level is a minimum of 4.6’ and it was a foot less than that (and I paid for my stubbornness). For the solid Class II+ rapids and the fun drops, there was always enough water to run everything successfully without too much scraping or stopping. But all the Class I areas were scrape-city and very frustrating. I seriously debated just quitting and getting out at the Burnt Wells bridge, which is the halfway point but I didn’t (mostly) because I would have had to walk six miles either to the car where I put in or to my bike at the take-out. Neither seemed desirable, plus I really wanted to experience the Taylor Falls drop. But five hours for 12 miles of fast moving water is a long time to scrape, get stuck or get out and drag your boat. With the exception of taking pictures or “wheelchairing” my way through shallows, I vigorously paddled nonstop this 12-mile stretch and it still took five hours to complete! Making matters even more annoying, the day after I paddled this, there was a downpour of rain. Only 48 hours later the cfs gauge had more than doubled! But by then I was back at home in Madison and back to work.

For future reference and information regarding water levels, try calling the U.S. Forest Service office at Laona (715-674-4481) or Kosir’s Rapid Rafts (715-757-3431). The general rule of thumb is the river is runnable from 0 to 10 inches on the gauge. Above 10 requires expert paddling. I called and enquired about the river level on Labor Day, September 3, 2012 and was told that the last time they checked the gauge, about five days earlier, it read 5! So I didn’t bother. A disappointment too, because I had my hopes (and adrenaline) set for the alluring “roaring rapids” section of the Peshtigo but alas, that shall have to wait ’til next year…

Also, There may be a $3 fee to enter Goodman Park to use as the take-out. I decided to camp overnight at the park anyway and so “assumed” the one-night camping fee already included the park entrance (I also took significantly less firewood than the $4 bundle cost ought to have allowed, just to call it all even).

If we did this trip again:
I probably will someday but there are other segments of the Peshtigo I’d like to explore first, not to mention other closer whitewater rivers I have yet to tackle. I doubt I will ever do this segment again so late in the summer or without having had rain in weeks. Like any good whitewater river – and the Peshtigo certainly qualifies as such – this is too delightful to experience in anything other than its full potential.

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Related Information:
Camp: Goodman Park
General: American Whitewater
General: American Whitewater
General: Riverfacts
Guide: Paddling Northern Wisconsin
Guide: Wisconsin Trail Guide
Overview: Wisconsin Guides
Wikipedia: Peshtigo River

Map:


Shuttle Information:

Don’t do this bike shuttle, at least not the way I did it! If you do pedal back to your car, then do yourself a favor and heed the following advice:

1: Do it only on a mountain bike (and preferably one with good shock absorbers).
2: Do it in the daylight.
3: If you have a spare respirator (at least a mask) to cover your mouth, you might want that too.

For what can be worse than beginning your bike shuttle at 8:00 pm in early September in northern Wisconsin?

A: Doing so after sitting in your boat for 5 hours paddling laboriously due to shallow water.
B: Doing so on a road bike with skinny, smooth tires when the roads are rough-and-tumble dirt-gravel forest roads.
C: Doing so when the total distance is some 14 miles.
D: Doing so through the very evocative northwoods, full of owl-cries, wolf-howls and lots of other spooky stuff to scare you stiff!

It was an experience for sure but it was more than a little jarring. My only savior was a relatively full moon and one lone truck that past me by and whose ambient light I could more or less “piggyback” for about a mile before the dust from the roads got to my lungs and I could no more keep up. I should have realized/remembered that the roads up here would not be paved and that there would be no street lamps anywhere! You take some things for granted when you grow up in New Jersey!

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Mirror Lake

Mirror Lake II
10.17.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Mirror Lake State Park to Lake Delton

Mirror Lake I
5.24.08 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Mirror Lake State Park to Lake Delton

Montello River

Montello River
11.8.16-11.10.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Harrisville to 11th Road

Moon Lake

Moon Lake
6.19.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Montello, Wisconsin

Mormon Creek

Mormon Creek
8.3.14 | ☆ ☆
Mormon Coulee Park to Goose Island County Park

Morrison Creek

Morrison Creek II
5.5.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Cemetery Road to Pettibone Pass

Morrison Creek I
9.19.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Cemetery Road to Morrison Landing

Mukwonago River

Mukwonago River
11.3.15 | ☆ ☆
Mukwonago to Big Bend

Mullet River

Mullet River
10.20.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Plymouth to County Road M

Namekagon River

Namekagon River
7.16-7.19.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road K to Riverside

Neenah Creek

Neenah Creek
4.19.15 | ☆ ☆
County Road EE to Oxford

Nippersink Creek (IL)

Nippersink Creek
11.3.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Richmond to Spring Grove

Oconomowoc River

Oconomowoc River III
6.4.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Monches to Okauchee Lake

Oconomowoc River II
4.8.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Wisconsin Avenue to Fowler Lake Park

Oconomowoc River I
6.25.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Concord Road to County Road P

Old Pearl River (LA)

Old Pearl River
4.3.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Crawford Landing Road to Indian Village Road

Onion River

Onion River II
10.11.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road A to County Road V

Onion River I
9.23.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road V to Sheboygan Falls

Pecatonica River

Pecatonica River IV
5.20.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Mifflin to Jones Branch Road

Pecatonica River III
4.16.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Brownton to Winslow

Pecatonica River II
11.15.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Darlington to Red Rock

Pecatonica River I
6.16.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Calamine to Darlington

Pecatonica River: East Branch

Pecatonica River: East Branch V
5.2.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Woodford to Highway 11

Pecatonica River: East Branch IV
4.11.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Argyle to Blackhawk Memorial County Park

Pecatonica River: East Branch III
3.16.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway HK to Hollandale

Pecatonica River: East Branch II
11.19.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Hollandale to Blanchardville

Pecatonica River: East Branch I
9.29.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Blanchardville to Argyle

Peshekee River (MI)

Peshekee River
8.31.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Peshekee Grade to 3-Mile Mark

Peshtigo River

Peshtigo River
9.2.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Burnt Bridge to Goodman Park

Pigeon River

Pigeon River
12.5.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road J to Lake Michigan

Pine River

Pine River (Lincoln)
9.7.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Center Road to County Road W

Pine River III (Richland)
7.26.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Rockbridge to County Road AA

Pine River II (Richland)
5.12.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Krouskop Park to Twin Bluffs Road

Pine River I (Richland)
4.7.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Rockbridge to County Road AA

Piscasaw Creek (IL)

Piscasaw Creek III
4.17.17 | ☆ ☆
Denny Road to Squaw Prairie Road

Piscasaw Creek II
4.12.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Streit Road to Denny Road

Piscasaw Creek I
4.9.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Maxon Road to Streit Road

Platte River

Platte River Overview
Our Guide to the Platte River

Platte River V
3.27.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road A to Platte Road

Platte River IV
10.28.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Big Platte Road to Indian Creek Road

Platte River III
11.10.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Platte Road to Big Platte Road

Platte River II
9.22.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Ellenboro to Platte Road

Platte River I
6.19.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Ellenboro to County Road B

Plover River

Plover River
5.19.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Jordan Park to Iverson Park

Prairie River

Prairie River II
5.27.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road C to Stange’s Park

Prairie River I
11.17.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Haymeadow Creek to Prairie Road

Puchyan River

Puchyan River
04.19.15 | ☆ ☆
County Road J to Huckleberry Road

Red River

Red River
12.9.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Gresham to County Road A

Red Cedar River

Red Cedar River
5.30.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Menomonie to Downsville

Robinson Creek

Robinson Creek II
5.7.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Old County Road I to Kelly Road

Robinson Creek I
7.8.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Old County Road I to Kelly Road

Rock Creek

Rock Creek
3.26.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Lake Mills to Millford

Rock River

Rock River IV
7.16.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Watertown to Johnson Creek

Rock River III
9.27.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Kanow Park to County Road P

Rock River II
9.21.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Janesville to Beloit

Rock River I (IL)
8.4.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Oregon to Dixon

Root River

Root River
8.2.13 | ☆ ☆
5 Mile Road to Horlick Dam

Root River: South Branch (MN)

Root River: South Branch
9.20.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway 5 to Preston Trailhead Park

Rubicon River

Rubicon River
5.27.15 | ☆ ☆
Saylesville to Neosho

Seeley Creek

Seeley Creek
5.4.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Seeley Lake to Hatchery Road

Six Mile Creek

Six Mile Creek
6.7.14 | ☆
Waunakee Village Park to South Woodland Drive

Spring Creek

Spring Creek
4.20.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Fair Street to County Road V

St. Croix River

St. Croix River II
8.11.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Osceola to Somerset Landing

St. Croix River I
8.8.10 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
St. Croix Falls to Osceola

Starkweather Creek

Starkweather Creek
6.08 | ☆
Yahara River to Highway 30

Sugar Creek

Sugar Creek II
4.17.17 | ☆
Bowers Road to State Road 120

Sugar Creek I
4.15.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road ES to Bowers Road

Sugar River

Sugar River Overview
Our Guide to the Sugar River

Sugar River XI
11.15.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Attica to Albany

Sugar River X
10.4.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway 69 to County Road A

Sugar River IX
3.28.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road A to Belleville

Sugar River VIII
9.6.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Brodhead to Avon

Sugar River VII
9.14.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Riverside Road to Paoli

Sugar River VI
5.18.14 | ☆ ☆
Albany to Brodhead

Sugar River V (IL)
9.14.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Colored Sands Forest Preserve to North Meridian Road

Sugar River IV
8.11.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road X to County Road EE

Sugar River III
7.22.11 | ☆
Valley Road to Paoli

Sugar River II
7.3.11 | ☆
Paoli to Belleville

Sugar River I
6.9.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Belleville to County Road X

Token Creek

Token Creek III
5.22.11 | ☆
Token Creek County Park to Cherokee Park

Token Creek II
8.22.09 | ☆ ☆
Token Creek County Park to Cherokee Park

Token Creek I
5.2.09 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Token Creek County Park to Cherokee Park

Tomorrow River

Tomorrow River
7.4.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Rolling Hills Road to Amherst

Trappe River

Trappe River
8.2.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road WW to Wisconsin River Road

Trempealeau River

Trempealeau River II
9.27.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway 35 to Perrot State Park

Trempealeau River I
8.16.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Whitehall to Independence

Turtle Creek

Turtle Creek Overview
Our Guide to Turtle Creek

Turtle Creek VI
3.20.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Fairfield to Sweet-Allyn Park

Turtle Creek V
6.21.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
School Section Road to O’Riley Road

Turtle Creek IV
6.19.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Springs Park to School Section Road

Turtle Creek III
7.14.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
O’Riley Road to Sweet-Allyn Park

Turtle Creek II
7.13.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Sweet-Allyn Park to Dickop Street

Turtle Creek I
8.6.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Sweet-Allyn Park to Dickop Street

Upper Iowa River (IA)

Upper Iowa River II
5.29.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Kendallville to Bluffton

Upper Iowa River I
5.24.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Chimney Rock Road to Bluffton Road

Waupaca River

Waupaca River VI
6.2.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Weyauwega to Decker Memorial Park

Waupaca River V
10.24.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Amherst to Durrant Road

Waupaca River IV
4.12.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Highway Q to Brainards Bridge Park

Waupaca River III
9.22.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
County Highway DD to County Highway Q

Waupaca River II
7.7.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Highway Q to Brainards Bridge Park

Waupaca River I
7.9.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Highway Q to Brainards Bridge Park

Wausau Whitewater Park

Wausau Whitewater Park
7.13.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Wausau, Wisconsin

Wedges Creek

Wedges Creek
9.20.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Middle Road to Black River Lodge Resort

White River

White River III (Walworth)
3.12.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Sheridan Springs Road to Lyons

White River (Waushara)
11.1.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road YY to Czech Lane

White River (Bayfield)
8.16.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Maple Ridge Road to Highway 112

White River II (Walworth)
6.30.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Sheridan Springs Road to Wagner Park

White River I (Walworth)
5.15.10 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Sheridan Springs Road to Lyons

Wisconsin River

Lower Wisconsin River
…………………………………

Lower Wisconsin Overview
Our Guide to the Lower Wisconsin Riverway

Wisconsin River VIII
6.22-6.23.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Lone Rock to Muscoda

Wisconsin River IV
9.4-9.5.10 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Prairie Du Sac to Arena

Wisconsin River III
5.29-5.31.10 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Arena to Gotham

Wisconsin River II
9.5-9.7.09 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Gotham to Boscobel

Wisconsin River I
8.22-8.24.08 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Boscobel to Wyalusing State Park

Middle Wisconsin River
…………………………………

Wisconsin River XV
7.11.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Castle Rock Dam to Lyndon Station

Wisconsin River XIV
10.11.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
River Bay Road to Norway Drive

Wisconsin River XIII
6.13.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Pine Island to Portage

Wisconsin River XI
4.22.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Portage to Dekorra

Wisconsin River IX
10.13.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Lyndon Station to Wisconsin Dells

Wisconsin River VII
8.6.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Wisconsin Dells to Norway Drive

Wisconsin River VI
8.15.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Dekorra to Whalen Bay

Wisconsin River V
6.1.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Lyndon Station to Wisconsin Dells

Upper Wisconsin River
…………………………………

Wisconsin River XII
5.11.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Grandfather Dam to Lokemoen Road

Wisconsin River X
12.2.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Pine River to Texas

Wolf River

Wolf River III
9.6.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Lily to Hollister

Wolf River II
9.5.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road A to Lily

Wolf River I
8.29.09 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Lily to Langlade

Yahara River

Yahara River Overview
Our Guide to the Yahara River

Yahara River XII
7.16.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Veterans Memorial Park to Windsor Road

Yahara River XI
4.19.16 | ☆ ☆
Windsor to Highway 113

Yahara River X
3.7.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Mud Lake to Lake Kegonsa

Yahara River IX
12.14.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Stoughton to Stebbinsville Road

Yahara River VIII
12.13.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Lake Kegonsa to Stoughton

Yahara River VII
7.22.13 | ☆ ☆
Veterans Memorial Park to Windsor Road

Yahara River VI
7.14.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Stebbensville Road to County Road H

Yahara River V
5.25.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Veterans Memorial Park to Windsor Road

Yahara River IV
6.6.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Murwin County Park to Janesville

Yahara River III
7.13.10 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Stebbensville Road to Murwin County Park

Yahara River II
9.08 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Stebbensville Road to County Road H

Yahara River I
8.08 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Stebbensville Road to Murwin County Park

Yellow Creek (IL)

Yellow Creek
4.19.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Bolton Road to Krape Park

Yellow River

Yellow River (Taylor)
8.31.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Miller Dam to County Road H

Yellow River (IA)

Yellow River II
5.6.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Old Sixteen Road to Highway 76

Yellow River I
5.5.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway X16 to Old Sixteen Road

Zumbro River (MN)

Zumbro River
6.1.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Zumbro Falls to Millville


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