Grant River
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Grant River IV

By on June 4, 2016

County Road U to Chaffie Hollow Road
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A revisit to the Grant River, this trip was a perfect example of how perspective shifts as time goes by, for what had initially felt somewhat anticlimactic years ago today felt like an out-of-the-park home run and one of the most scenic paddling experiences ever.

Date:
April 24, 2016

Class Difficulty:
Riffles + Class I

Gradient:
Approx. 6′ per mile.

Gauge:
Burton: ht/ft: 5.37 | cfs: 177

Recommended Levels:
This is a very recommendable level. We recommend a minimum of 175 cfs because much lower and you’ll encounter some scrapping.

Put-In:
County Road U bridge (just off Blackjack Road), South of Beetown, Wisconsin
Take-Out:
Chaffie Hollow Road

Time: Put in at 11:05a. Out at 2:00p.
Total Time: 2h 55m
Miles Paddled: 8.75

Wildlife: Cows and bulls, deer, bald eagles galore, a gazillion fish (colorful suckers for sure, maybe some trout), muskrats, turtles, a baby snake, a huge beaver, sandhill cranes, wood ducks, deer scampering up tall bluffs, a flock of at least two dozen pelicans soaring and circling at least a thousand feet high, swallows, songbirds and one (probably rabid) bat.
Time worth driving to: However long it takes.

This was our second time down this stretch of the Grant River, the first occasion being late in November 2012. As you’ll see, we have no photos from that trip. Between the lack of mechanical memory and paddling that trip late in the year and at a very low water level, it had remained kind of murky, our remembrance of its specifics not entirely reliable. Together with the upstream trip of the Grant River, we wanted to redo the Grant and set the record straight. So we dedicated a weekend to paddling both sections again, which we strongly recommend.

With that in mind, we feel that there’s some inaccurate and perhaps outdated information out there on the Grant River. For one thing, the eminent Mike Svob writes about two trips on the otherwise long Grant, saying nothing about alternative options. This artificially designates the Grant in only two profiles: Grant River 1 (Short Cut Road to Blackjack Road) and Grant River 2 (Blackjack Road to Chaffie Hollow Road). The conventional wisdom is that the first section has more rock formations but is less riffly, while the second has fewer rock formations but more riffles. Frankly, we just don’t agree with that past assessment.

For one, the first trip is loaded with riffles and swift water. It may not have the 2-3 actual rapids that the second trip has, but we experienced shallower conditions doing the first section than the second even though the gauge read exactly the same both days. For another, there is no shortage of rock formations on the second section. Are they less dramatic or picturesque than the first section? Maybe, but that’s a very difficult comparison. Besides, the second section has a spectacular weeping seep and a cool grotto you can clamber into. To be sure, the two trips have distinctly different feels – indeed, we liked this section more than the first – but do keep in mind that they’re both wonderful paddling trips.

Another revision we’d like to address: this trip starts off great for half a mile (riffles, rock walls), then becomes monotonously agricultural for about two miles. After this – and for the remainder of the trip – things just get better and better, quieter and more intimate. In our previous report for this section we put too much emphasis on the farm fields and cattle pastures. The river does meander quite a bit here, and there are fields everywhere. But the surrounding vista is just gorgeous, as you’re surrounded by tall bluffs in every direction framing the backdrop. Plus there are many lively riffles in the “ag dep’t”, and this time around (early spring vs. late autumn) there were frisky fish flopping and darting every which way in the shallows, a phenomenon we never tired of witnessing. So while this 2-mile segment isn’t as strikingly scenic as the rest of this trip, it’s still plenty pretty.

Lastly, there is the issue of access and private property. Mike Svob tells a cautionary tale about the put-in and takeout being owned and operated by private outfitters. We don’t know for certain if that info is still up to date; there are no signs stating this. But to be on the safe side, and as a courtesy to other paddlers, leave your vehicles at the landings in such a way as to allow others to access the water.

At the Blackjack Road landing this means parking as far to the right as possible, and ideally not underneath the bridge itself (the bridge is County Road U, for point of reference). This will allow a would-be outfitter with a trailer the space to turn around. There’s a lot more levity at the Chaffie Hollow Road landing, which essentially is an open field where the river bends around a tall bank about 30 yards upstream of that bridge (here the bridge is Chaffie Hollow Road). There’s a sand-gravel spot that’s perfect for putting in or taking out. Even my low-clearance VW Golf could “off-road” the landing here. But again, just be mindful of other vehicles when you park your own.

What we liked:
In a nutshell, the water is nearly crystal clear, the current lively and engaging, the geology just stunning. That’s the Grant River. The first half-mile will unhinge your jaw, as riffles whisk you past a knockout rock wall and other outcrops on your left. Then you’ll enter the “ag order” section, which features a series of meandering loops past crops and pastures. Bluffs predominate the backdrop, and riffles will command your attention so as not to get bored.

After this 2-mile stretch the river will begin to feel wild again, and there will be rock outcrop stretches one after another, sometimes on the right, sometimes on the left. You’ll pass a couple haunting hollows too, which if you have the time and curiosity, invite an on-foot exploration. It’s the Grant River; there must be morels about, in season, and fiddlehead ferns – watercress is a good bet. Also, you’ll pass a couple moss-strewn cliffs that were visibly moist and quietly percolating. After recent rain, these would be even more dramatic displays.

What made this trip a 5-star experience rather than a solid 4 is the section from the Camel Ridge Road bridge to the takeout (roughly the last third). To begin with, there are solid “rips” (kind of a hybrid between riffles and rapids) beneath the bridge itself. Immediately on the downstream side is a unique sandstone ledge about 2-3’ above the water running for some 15 yards. Most of the rock formations along the Grant are limestone, but this is one of the notable moments when sandstone makes a cameo appearance. To be expected, it’s been defaced with hand-carved graffiti; we were tempted to carve “Miles Paddled wuz here” or at least stencil in the pirate logo, but we left it be. This is then followed by the first real Class I rapid of the day, which in turn is followed by a spectacular weeping seep.

The seep itself, about 20’ high, is at the base of a much taller bluff. Water comes from… somewhere. (A disappearing stream from within the bluff?) When we first paddled this in November 2012 there was still a trickle dripping into the river below, despite very dry conditions and low water at the time. This time, in April 2016, while still dry (for spring), there were cascades of water coming from above in what can only be described as a shower. It would be an exaggeration to call this a waterfall, but you can paddle into and behind the water falling from above. In fact, we highly recommend it. How often can you do this while paddling? And on a hot day, trust us: this water is incredibly refreshing! You don’t want to drink it, as it’s probably coming through porous limestone, which is ridiculously acidic, but it’s fun to get your hair and face wet!

Immediately to the right of the seep is a cool (in every sense) grotto you can explore on foot. It’s only about 15’ wide, so maybe “explore” is too strong a term. But it’s pretty damn neat. Again, how often can you do this when paddling rivers? After this is an even better stretch of Class I rapids. All of these features lie within half a mile from the Camel Ridge Road bridge. It’s both gorgeous and glorious.

The remainder of the trip features a few more rock outcrops here and there (more modest than upstream), some riffles and just very pretty bluffs at every bend. Pastures come back into view, but less domineering than in the beginning of the trip. There’s one last easy little rapid and row of small standing waves past a modest bluff on the right leading to the takeout area on the left. The Chaffie Hollow Road landing is about as beautiful place to finish a trip as can be imagined.

What we didn’t like:
The two miles of meandering farmland in the beginning. It’s a little monotonous and lackluster relative to what else there is to experience on the river. We didn’t dislike it per se; it just sticks out in comparison to the supremely gorgeous parts. If there is one thing we didn’t actually like it’s the intermittent stretches of surprisingly flat water where there is virtually no current. If there’s a way to turn this frown upside down, then let it be this consideration: whereas nearby rivers like the Galena and Platte quickly drain and can frustrate the unsuspecting paddler by entering scrape city or, worse, the walk of shame, the Grant holds its water surprisingly well, admirably so. This may well be on account of the intervals in the gradient between steep and flat. But these “complaints” about the fields and the flatwater are petty when put in the greater context of how outstanding this trip is.

If we did this trip again:
We already want to do this again! The only thing we’d do differently is consider adding another 3 miles by taking out further downstream at County Road N, in Burton. Otherwise, this is an outstanding daytrip.

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Related Information:
Grant River I: Short Cut Road to County Road U
Grant River II: County Road U to Chaffie Hollow Road
Grant River III: Short Cut Road to County Road U
Miles Paddled Video: Grant River III: Shortcut Road to County Road U
Camp: Nelson Dewey State Park
Guide: Paddling Southern Wisconsin
Overview: Wisconsin Guides
Video: Wisconsin Paddles
Wikipedia: Grant River

Map:


Shuttle Information:
4.3 miles. Chaffie Hollow Road, while very steep, is exceptionally pretty and runs parallel to an intermittent stream tumbling down the bluff. After a hard rain you’d see small waterfalls here and there.

Miles Paddled Video:


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  • Alyssa

    My husband and I chose this as our first river kayak together. We went yesterday, and for Labor Day weekend there were surprisingly few others out on the water.

    This was definitely a worthwhile paddle with plenty of fun riffles and lots of pretty scenery. We saw a couple herons and three deer; the mossy seep past Camel Ridge Rd was awesome – paddled under it for a refreshing shower.

    Would love to do this one again, maybe in early spring or later fall when more of the backbone of the landscape is visible.

    • Hey Alyssa,

      We’re really happy to hear this paddle lived up to expectations. It’s definitely one of our favorites in the driftless. Fall or Spring would be a great time to see beyond the bank. Thanks for the comment and hope you can get out there yet again this year (and if you do let us know how it went). Thanks!

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6.24.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Newburg to Fredonia

Milwaukee River: East Branch

Milwaukee River: East Branch III
9.27.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Dundee to Mauthe Lake

Milwaukee River: East Branch II
6.16.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
New Fane to Kewaskum

Milwaukee River: East Branch I
6.3.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
New Prospect to New Fane

Mink River

Mink River
8.16.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Rowley’s Bay

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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