Billings Creek
★ ★ ★ ★

Billings Creek

By on September 19, 2016

County Road F to Landing 10
☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

This may be the best little Wisconsin driftless creek nobody’s ever heard of (well, save for a couple). It’s scenic, intimate, swift and envokes a sense of discovery because, save for the occasional trout fisherman, it’s rarely paddled. In short, it’s a condensed version of the Kickapoo with a dense abundance of unique and breathtaking sandstone bluffs in an all too short 2.25 miles. But despite the length, Billings is a special paddle, sure to put a smile on the face of creek lovers.

Date:
August 13, 2016

Class Difficulty:
Riffles

Gauge:
Ontario: ht/ft: 8.61 | cfs: 89

Recommended Levels:
These were bare minimum levels. 89 was fine with some scraping but 110 or above would be more ideal.

Put-In:
Ice Cave Parking Lot, County Road F
Take-Out:
Landing 10 on the Kickapoo River, off Highway 131/County Road P, north of Rockton, Wisconsin

Time: Put in at 12:25p. Out at 2:55p.
Total Time: 2h 30m
Miles Paddled: 5.50

Wildlife: Heron, ducks, eagles and trout.

Few creeks fall into the “unheard-of gem” category these days, but Billings lives up to that, um, billing. It’s an absolutely delightful driftless stream.

Last year, Rick Kark released his paddling opus, Kark’s Canoeing and Kayaking Guide to 309 Wisconsin Streams (opus may be strong wording). In it, he credits his own excursion inspiration to Michael Duncanson (the guy who inspired Mike Svob and his paddling guides), which in turn, inspired us to check out Billings. Timothy and friends headed up to Billings last September, only to find a shallow and therefore, unpaddleable stream running at 50cfs (so they paddled a stretch of the Kickapoo instead, which of course, was also was too low at those levels – and wherein, Timothy’s leaky boat troubles began).

Well, nearing the end of the summer of 2016, it was time to return and remove it from our docket. Fortunately, after getting some rain, we were treated to a delightful trip and all that comes with such small-stream endeavors. It’s classic creeking at its most pleasurable but unfortunately, it’s as short as all get-out. But there’s a lot in-store in these 2+ miles and worth the trip, so long as you add on some of the Kickapoo River for a longer day trip.

What we liked:
The recommended put-in in terms of ease and seeing the most and best of Billings is located just off County Road F at the parking lot to the Ice Cave (which itself, is a pretty little diversion, but certainly even prettier in winter). The lot accommodates a few cars but there are no facilities. The access to the water is a minimally brushy (thankfully, nothing poisonous) decline towards the waters edge just downstream right of the bridge.

Prior to choosing this put-in, we scouted upstream but let’s be real, there’s no upstream to paddle. It’s essentially the size of a drainage ditch and it flows through a sprawling farm which can be seen and scouted from along County F. If you had to portage, you’d most certainly be trespassing. There are wires stretching across the creek to prevent cattle from roaming and there’s a low-clearance bridge that would have to be portaged (again, you would be trespassing). It doesn’t look anymore fun or scenic than what you’ll see from the highway (you can spot the rock formations on the far side of the creek from your vehicle) so it’s best to put the rest on ice and put-in at the Ice Cave. In short, to consider anything even further upstream borders desperation.

With nothing more than riffles and tight (but forgiving) corners, Billings is fine for beginners who don’t mind the occasional inconvenience. You might even consider it a beginner-creekers-creek despite a couple portages and minor hassles and obstacles. Billings definitely has a few but the upside is far greater than the downside, and they are quite minimal and easy to overcome.

Soon after launching, the creek begins to reveal modest rock and sandstone walls which will increase in numbers and get ever more appealing as the trip continues. For all intents and purposes, the allure of this creek for us, is that it is every bit a creek – small, shallow and intimate – but with amazing sandstone formations and walls. It isn’t a stretch to call this the “mini Kickapoo”, (mini-poo?) it really has that feel, just much narrower and less traveled.

The water is crystal clear, the surroundings alternate between light canopy to little stretches of open prairie but the small bluffs and rock walls are what you’re here for and they are plentiful and majestic in such a small setting.

After the County F bridge, Billings gets increasingly more interesting and fun. The creek constricts and mossy limestone walls and cavernous curves continue, as do the light riffles which lead from one turn into another. It’s between County F and the confluence where you’ll find the highlight of Billings, a breathtaking slot cave, hidden from the approach. You’ll see a flat front face – some 20 feet long – where, hidden behind, is a cave to paddle through. It’s a really unique natural structure and the broad, flat leg, holding steady in the water is a beauty. It’s pure delight to paddle through (and it’s quite photogenic).

Portages were expected but you can thank my partner at Miles Paddled for making things more manageable. Tim Depot, and his ever-present lawn and garden shed, clipped and prunned and cut and broke and lifted and heaved his way through (he refuses to portage), which is to your benefit. However, there were two non-negotiable portages (one prior to Highway F bridge, another after that, in a beautiful ravine/canyon-like setting) but easy stuff to conquer especially since the creek isn’t very deep at these levels. You do have him to thank though, because he made a few potential portages and obstacles easier to run over, duck under or climb through. Helluva guy, that Tim.

After some more sandstone walls and riffles, you’ll soon be getting closer to the confluence with the Kickapoo. Once there, an unfair hint of disappointment set in for us (which is admittedly, completely ridiculous because it’s one of the most beautiful rivers in the State and Midwest) because the “completely new fun” was over – now we were onto something very familiar. It was a bummer that there wasn’t more Billings to explore! (Yes, that’s a totally spoiled attitude!) It’s just that, well, we’ve visited the Kickapoo numerous times and coming from a more intimate and new stretch to the recognizable features of the Kickapoo, left us longing for more. (Too soon! Wah! Wah!)

(OK, we’ll get over it)

Just after the confluence (which by the way, you will immediately notice – and feel – the much faster moving and stronger current of the Kickapoo) on river-left is a giant pile of rock that had fallen from one of the cliffs. This, despite my own familiarity with the Kickapoo, was the one feature completely new to me. The last time I had paddled the Kickapoo, the formation was still intact. The immense size of the clean cut shards had me thinking that it must’ve been something to hear when it finally gave way and tumbled (then again, does sandstone make a sound if nobody’s around to hear it?)

The rest of the trip to landing 10 is a breeze. It’s pretty, scenic and within one of our favorites sections of the Kickapoo. You could certainly take-out at Winchel Valley Road (a half-mile down the Kickapoo) and call it a day, but we recommend taking out at the Bridge 10 landing. Why? Because it’s the Kickapoo – as lovely as any river gets in the state. And because 2.25 miles of Billings is far too short of a paddle (and on its own merits, is seriously suspect after a 2-hour drive).

The river was busy with many Kickapoo-ers making their way downstream with amateurs and novices around every bend (I didn’t spot any pros, but maybe…). Eventually, we made it to a bustling take-out. The landing is downstream from Bridge 10, not immediately at the bridge like other landings, but a few hundred yards further. The take-out requires a $4 fee to park and there’s rudimentary facilities.

While definitely more scenic than the West Fork of the Kickapoo, Billings is just too short of a paddle to give 5 stars on its own (as much as we’d like to). When you take the paddle as a whole – and all that comes with it – in this case, one great creek flowing into another great river, there’s definitely a case to be made but we felt, instead, that it’s a solid 4-Star paddle. Those who like small creeks and all the nooks and crannies and good and bad they offer, will love Billings. Add on a length of the Kickapoo like we did and you’ve got yourself a wonderful paddle.

Returning to our vehicle at the put-in, we decided to explore the ice caves, one of many in the Kickapoo Valley Area. It’s a short hike to find the wet cavernous ridge. It’s definitely worth the added time to explore this natural feature and we can only imagine how much more interesting it is in winter.

On the road home to Madison, we made another diversion, with a stop at the delightful Hillsboro Brewing Company. They brew some decent beer and make some even decent-er(?) pork nachos which our bellies were welcome to welcome. The most unexpected surprise was spotting a Central Waters poster that I designed some time ago. It was a random find in a random place and pretty cool to see.

What we didn’t like:
It’s just too darn short. Creek beggers can’t be choosers but I’d certainly take a few more miles of Billings if it were as wonderful as this stretch was (alright, that’s certainly begging).

If we did this trip again:
We’d definitely shoot for a few more inches on the gauge but all in all, it’s a very fulfilling (albeit short) paddle. Like us, you’ll long for more Billings but we’ll certainly take what we can get. It’s a bit rough and tumble for casual paddlers who prefer convenience, but for the weekend adventurer who loves to explore less-paddled streams, Billings holds an incredible amount of riches.

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Related Information:
Camp: Wildcat Mountain State Park
Good People: Friends of the Kickapoo Valley Reserve
Wikipedia: Kickapoo River

Map:


Shuttle Information:

While a bike shuttle is certainly an option, County Road F should be ridden with caution since it’s the main road through the area (and much busier on the weekends with many paddlers shuttling). You might even share the ride with horses – this area is also popular for horseback riding – perhaps a horse shuttle is in the cards down the road?

Miles Paddled Video:


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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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