Black River
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Black River V

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November 22, 2019

Willard Road to Grand Avenue
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A long outing that could be easily divided into two separate day trips on account of excellent accesses, this stretch of the beloved Black River offers the paddler a medley of outstanding features such as large wooded islands, riffles and Class I rapids for miles on end, striking rock outcrops and boulder gardens galore, and hardly any development at all. The only caveat is catching the river with enough water, as its steep gradient drains quickly, and attempting this trip in low-water would frustrate even the most optimistic paddler.

Date:
October 20, 2019

Skill Level: Intermediate/Experienced
Class Difficulty: Class II

Gradient:
≈ 7.5′ per mile

Gauge:
Black River (Neillsville): ht/ft: 4.7 | cfs: 720
Gauge note: There’s also a spray-painted gauge on a pillar of the Grand Avenue bridge that read approximately 4′.

Recommended Levels:
We recommend this level. To put it in context, this was higher than average – especially for late October – yet the river was oddly shallow in some spots. Still though, a very good level all around that provided a balance of not so high as to submerge all the boulder gardens but not so low either as to make getting through the boulder gardens without scraping or getting hung up like threading a needle.

Put-In:
Willard Road, Greenwood, Wisconsin
Take-Out:
Grand Avenue/Hill Road, Neillsville, Wisconsin

Time: Put in at 10:45p. Out at 3:20p.
Total Time: 4h 35m
Miles Paddled: 15.25

Wildlife: Hawks, bald eagles, wood ducks, deer and geese.

Background:
It’s no secret that the Black is one of my (Timothy’s) favorite rivers. In fact, in the exceedingly improbable and quite absurd scenario that I had to make a point-blank decision about my favorite river, I’d side with the Black. The sentiment might be more of a tell than show on our website, since this post marks only our fifth documented trip on the long and very varied river. But that’s simply because we haven’t written about all of the tips we’ve paddled on it. (Several trips have been repeats, and some were done too late in the season to make the end-of-the-year final cut.) Regardless, my professed effusion for the river being what it is, that puppy love has been nuzzled mainly in targeted areas, all circa Black River Falls itself. It hasn’t been until 2019 that I finally began to explore the river’s Black-magic further upstream.

Long on that list was day-tripping from Neillsville to Lake Arbutus, which we finally got out to in early July this year and lavished in every splashy bit of it. That trip was toothsome and tasty, but teased us for more. The Black is a big river, just shy of 200 miles long. (Not counting the Mississippi River, since it’s pretty much the western boundary of Wisconsin, and leaving out the Pecatonica and Rock rivers, since half of their total length lie in Illinois, the Black is the third longest river in the state, behind only the Wisconsin and Wolf, respectively.) There’s a whole lot more river to paddle upstream of Neillsville; the questions were, where and how long and what’s it like?

The venerable Mike Svob, guidebook guru and paddler cum laude, alludes to “21 river-miles north of Neillsville” as a scant afterthought with no detail in the “other trips” addendum to his recommended Neillsville to Lake Arbutus trip in Paddling Southern Wisconsin. This is the first of six total trips he lays out for the Black River in that book. Curiously, in it, he offers but one trip on the Black – some 50 miles upstream of Neillsville. Stranger still, that trip in the northern book seems fairly nondescript and unequal to the livelier and slightly less obscure segments downstream (re: Longwood-to-Greenwood; Greenwood-to-Christie; Christie-to-Neillsville). Why so much attention from Neillsville to North Bend in one book, but next to nothing north of Neillsville in the other? We wanted to know and had to find out.

Fortunately for us paddlers with incurable curiosity, Svob is not the only one who’s poked around this part of the state. One of my favorite paddling periodicals is Michael Duncanson’s A Canoeing Guide to the Indian Head Rivers of West Central Wisconsin, as much a paean to an area as it is a monograph. It’s an old-school guidebook, wherein 20-mile trips are treated as single outings – when paddlers had all day to be on the water (and wanted to be on the water all day!) – and given only one page of pertinent information for such a long trip (half of which is a map, which almost appears hand-drawn). For a semi-Luddite like myself, a book like this is the bee’s knees. What it lacks in explicit details, it makes up for by simply inspiring a reader to go and do the given trip in the book and virtually discover the river for one’s own. Often, that’s all one needs; the rest really is “fudge.”

So, Duncanson lays out three trips upstream of Neillsville, starting in Longwood. (Bless his heart, he continues to follow the Black all the way down to the Mississippi River, which even Svob’s book stops some 30 miles short of). Because I was feeling ambitious – and did have all day to be on the water since this was a solo trip – I combined two of Duncanson’s sections with a minor adaptation of an alternative put-in location. I had a gut feeling that this was going to be my last “big” trip for the year, so I doubled down on Black. But I knew I couldn’t do everything in a single outing; and besides, I did want to leave something undone in order to come back to, fresh and anew, next year.

Enter the Clark County Tourism Bureau’s Paddling the Black River, a wonderful and admirable brochure I found somewhere online and owe a huge thanks of gratitude for. Where Duncanson paints a large mural for the imagination, Clark County fills in the gaps with super-helpful nuggets like river-segment gradients, micro-managed descriptions of shortened segments, and alternate access points to begin or end a trip. Plus a big-ole map – in color – like a full-page ad in a newspaper. Were it not for this brochure, I’d have never known of Willard Road as an access point. It’s a dead-end road in the middle of nowhere that by all appearances from the atlas gazetteer and satellite map would seem like it leads to somebody’s private property half a mile down from the main road, Highway 73. Instead, it leads to a primitive public boat launch. (Very primitive – there’s no signage or even designated area for parking. It’s a hang-out spot to fish, drink beer (and then litter the evidence of said drinking), drop off an unwanted mattress, lose your virginity in the back of a pickup (because nobody wants that mattress), etc.) It’s hardly a boat launch in the conventional sense, since the Black is too shallow for motorboats. Remember Chris Farley’s/Matt Foley’s  van-down-by-the-river bit? Yeah, Willard Road is where that van would be. I know it sounds dodgy, but it’s a fine place to launch a kayak or canoe.

Overview:
This trip begins at a side channel of the river created by an island that’s a thousand feet long if it’s an inch. On this stretch at least, it’s the first of several such islands dotting the Black River in Clark County, which, according to the tourism bureau’s brochure, are technically under the aegis of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). In other words, they’re public land, not private property. In other other words, one may camp/picnic on these islands. Not all of them will be amenable for such on account of their terrain (some are too rocky or brushy or home to poison ivy patches, others are near bridges or houses, etc.). But all public land is welcome and wonderful, whether it’s used or viewed.

The first of innumerable riffles/Class I rapids (aka “rips” in the vernacular of Duncanson) comes shortly after the end of the island. It’s a fine line between frisky riffles and Class I rapids, one that’s equal measure eye of the beholder and current water levels. The same can be said, though not to the same degree, of Class I and I+, or Class I+ and II. This trip has only a few spots where conditions can get as bumpy as Class II rapids, and the river will need to be high enough to quantify as such.

When the river isn’t dotted with islands, it’s generally about 100′ wide and often flows in straightaways. For this reason, on top of the essentially minor rapids (at least at these water levels), a bigger boat is better for this stretch of the Black River. While there are several very prominent mounds nearby – Christie and Neillsville Mounds especially – there are no real cliffs or bluffs on this trip. What the landscape does have to offer, however, is a seldom-ending series of steep wooded banks. In autumn in particular, these banks line the river with cheery yellow, crisp red, and bellowing orange. But whatever the season, one’s eyes are riveted towards the rocks on this trip. They are spectacular. At their most modest, they are like iceberg tips in a boulder garden belying their massive size beneath the surface. The mid-management level are outcrops along the banks, big embedded blocks by themselves or part of a whole shelf. And then there are the grand pooh-bas, also along the banks (typically the left bank, near the midway point and towards the very end), granite and rhyolite outcrops ranging from seven to thirty feet tall, burnishing in the sun, blushing with rusty pinks.

Some mid-grade outcrops appear on the right after which a set of solid Class I rapids is found. The river will calm down for a spell in a sluggish straightaway before quickening again in an even livelier pitch of Class I rapids in a reputable boulder garden. The upper Black River down to the Halls Creek confluence is a classic pool-riffle-pool stream (although better make that pool-rip-pool). So, while there are down times in between the riffles and rapids, they are typically brief. Before the first bridge at County Road OO, for example, there will be two sets of engaging boulder gardens, each with impressive rock outcrops along the banks (and of course boulders to dodge in the river itself).

After about two miles the big bridge at County OO comes in, where there’s adequate access on the downstream side, river-right. A long stretch of rips precedes ginormous wires overhead. For the next five miles or so the river is on the move through boulder gardens and past lots of long, lovely islands. My notes state simply “non-stop fun!” Do yourself a favor, and set the map below to satellite view in order to appreciate how undeveloped the surrounding landscape typically is on this long trip. There are so many swaths of thick green! The river here is not only picturesque, but it’s quintessential upper Black: a wide river in long stretches with only subtle meandering along steep wooded banks, punctuated here and there with dollops of small(ish) boulder gardens with little rips and pleasant rapids, some impressive rock outcrops, and virtually zero development. It can be easily mistaken for the fabled Flambeau River further northwest. Except that it’s right here in Clark County, where the census still counts more cows than people.

After a smorgasbord of boulder gardens and delicious rips, a long but skinny island will split the mainstream in two, offering a very intimate slip down the left side channel. A straightaway follows, but gives way to a slight sway to the left and another, squatter island. Here, on Duncanson’s map, he’s christened the spot “Riffle Rips,” which, I’m sorry, has to be the single cutest name relating to whitewater I’ve ever heard. Winsome Riffle Rips precedes the next bridge, at County Road H, which is essentially the halfway point on this trip. Alternatively, paddlers can either end or begin a trip at the bridge, where there’s fine access (and excellent parking) on the downstream side, river-right.

The river drops in earnest below County H, with the effect of one riffly rip after another. It’s more subtle than abrupt, but seen from a bird’s-eye-view, the gradient has a descending staircase resemblance. The most notable pitch is a Class I-II rapids, after which the river makes an atypical 90-degree bend to the left immediately following a rugged sentinel-like outcrop also on the left. The banks here are grassy and low, so it makes for a pleasant place to pause or picnic. There are rock outcrops also along the right shore; it’s a beautiful area, all in all.

For the next few miles the river takes its time and flows in broad boulevards. It’s all still very pretty, of course, but if you’ve got somewhere else to be (than where you are, which is why you’re there in the first place), then this 7th inning stretch might try your patience. There still are some frisky riffles here and there, a large, long island or two, as well as some very cool looking rock outcrops with wild striated patterns all pointed skyward like stoical prairie dogs basking in the west-setting sun. At the mouth of Mound Creek on the right the river will bend to the left and then smile and chatter at another set of Class I rapids. Same thing but in opposite order: at the mouth of Cawley Creek on the left the river will bend to the right and then treat you to more easy rapids. Cawley Creek is far more conspicuous than Mound Creek, and the reason this is relevant is twofold: a mile downstream from Cawley is perhaps the funnest and most beautiful stretch on this trip, and only a mile or so after that this trip will have reached its end. So what I’m saying is passing Cawley is a good time to savor the river before it goes a little bonkers in the best imaginable way. And, in response to that perennial question while paddling when we start sensing we might be close to the take-out but aren’t totally sure – yes, this is a fine time to open up one last beverage!

After a straightaway, the river will bend to the right, then left. Another straightaway follows. And then the river bends to the right and keeps craning its neck in that direction. Lively Class I-II rapids called “Rocky Gorge” start galloping and frothing in every direction. These in turn lead to the Upper Neillsville Rapids (the Lower ones are downstream from Highway 10 and part of the Neillsville-to-Lake Arbutus trip). Gorgeous, gnarly rock outcrops dot the left bank and rise some 30′ high. Sheer-faced as though incised with a scalpel, pink-hued or lichen-mottled in chalky green, these granite beauties are a true treat I had not anticipated! And they’re suddenly nearly ubiquitous, found along both banks. Oh, and did I mention that, in addition to these rock-endowed banks, the river itself is handsomely stubbled with boulder gardens galore? It’s true. And the arboreal artistry of autumn is nothing to take lightly or for granted either: evergreens mix exquisitely with tragic deciduous in a “huephoria” of swirling colors. It’s a helluva finale.

As a fitting denouement, there are some pleasant rips to finish out the day, not to mention some phenomenally polished boulders that reminded me of the rhyolite rock outcrops at the Dells of the Eau Claire River. A large squat brick building can be seen on the left bank just before the Grand Avenue bridge.     There’s a perfectly normal/good access on the downstream side of the bridge on river-right. Kindly indulge us a moment about this take-out. (Or feel free to skip ahead to the “What We Liked” section.)

Up until this trip, there had been this strangely ambiguous question of where to access the river in Neillsville. Considering that Neillsville, as small as it is, is nonetheless the county seat of Clark County, and that the Black River here has been a very popular paddling trip for decades, one would think that there would be a better access point to the river, whether beginning or ending a trip. Something at the very least established, somewhere clear and obvious. Not so, here in Neillsville. Or so I had been led to believe. (Although it’s worth noting that the river does not flow through downtown, but rather at its outskirts. Why the town was platted away from the river is above my paygrade.) Approaching town, there are three inconspicuous access spots, all on river-right.

The first is where both Duncanson and the Clark County brochure make reference to a dirt road that runs northeast of the Grand Avenue bridge, at the end of which there’s parking and a path to the river, at a side channel created by an island. The second is where Svob alludes to somewhere along Hill Road a third of a mile west of the Grand Avenue bridge. I considered this for taking-out, but at the time of this trip there was nowhere to park on account of some folks fishing. The third option is where we guerrilla-launched in July via a 50′-long foot path off of River Road, approximately ¾ of a mile downstream from Svob’s spot. And as much as we prefer to link trips by beginning a new trip where an old one left off, or vice versa, finding this precise spot from the river would have been tricky (as well as adding another mile to an already long trip).

But then there was the forehead slap moment, where for giggles and kicks I thought I’d just take a look-see at the Grand Avenue bridge itself. Since no guide says anything about accessing the river via any of the bridge’s banks – even though this is conventionally where 99% of all paddle trips begin or end – I simply took it for granted that there must be a reason for that. And maybe there was, at some point back in the day. Beats me. But I can say that today there’s a perfectly good path from the river to the road on the downstream side of the bridge on river-right. Why any guide would recommend somewhere close to this but not this is truly confusing. Roadside parking is fine, the banks aren’t prohibitively steep, and the area isn’t abundantly weedy. Had we known this back in July, we totally would have begun our trip here at the Grand Avenue bridge instead of our guerrilla monkey business. Lesson learned.

What we liked:
In a word, everything. I didn’t just like this trip; I loved it. Some of that was circumstantial, some of it was introspective. But it really is an awesome trip.

The morning began in one of the thickest, densest fogs I’ve ever experienced. No joke. Just walking around outside, anywhere, and you were damp from head to toe, fingertips to eyelashes. The forecast for the day was sunny, with a high of 60 degrees, but you’d never know that from the look of things. From the time I put in it took about an hour for the sun to begin burning off the fog. (See the before-and-after photos below.) During that time, I did something I haven’t done in years: listen to music while paddling. Now is not the time and here is not the place, but I can assert unreservedly that few people are as obsessed with music as I am. But in spite of that obsession, I almost never listen to music while paddling. Driving to and from paddling, of course. The first thing I do after selecting a campsite and turning the car off is turn on my tunes. But while paddling, I typically have too many other things bandying about my brain.

That said, I choreographed the beginning of this trip with one of my all-time favorite albums, Bruce Cockburn’s instrumental Speechless. (If you’ve ever been kind enough to attend one of my solo presentations at Canoecopia, and you arrived early during the set-up, then you’ve heard a song or two from this impeccable album.) Since I was a teenager I’ve associated autumn with acoustic guitar, and this album is a showcase for both. It’s one thing to revel in a song entitled “The End of all Rivers” while paddling one’s favorite river. But it’s quite another to see that beloved river reveal itself thanks to a burning fog during another song entitled “Sunwheel Dance.” It was sheer serendipity how that all played out.

For me personally, my first “big” trip this year in early May was a new exploratory down the East Fork of the Black River, nearby on the other side of the “JaClarkson” county line. While I really enjoyed that trip, I’d wished that I’d chosen my solo canoe for it, as opposed to my crossover kayak. So, for this trip and time around, half a year later, I deliberately took the canoe with me, and it was a great choice. Maybe I was invoking my inner Duncanson, but this stretch of the Black truly called for a canoe.

This trip… it’s easy to take for granted – one set of light rapids after another, a bevy of boulder gardens. Undeveloped banks, several rock outcrops, for mile after mile after mile. Perhaps this is why Duncanson was light on detail: in a splendid, sacred place, it’s all about the all. By contrast, in good places with caveats, it’s easier to compartmentalize into tiny pieces. I have no holy idea why Mike Svob disregarded this section of the Black River, but thank heavens Michael Duncanson didn’t. And it’s good grace too that Clark County would provide a promotional brochure about the marvels of its main river.

Finally, I love this time of year in general, but especially while paddling. Everything is up in the air – a rustling wind, birds migrating, leaves falling, temperatures and daylight falling. (And on this day, fog.) I don’t know if there’s anything quite as bittersweet as autumn; it’s so very heartbreaking in every sense – it’s as lovely as it is melancholy, a feeling of blissful joy followed by solemn lament. Eat, drink, and be merry…for tomorrow we die. The weather is not hot, yet the sensation of that October golden sun on one’s skin is scintillating. And I swear the sky is at its bluest hue. There’s no humidity, no more bugs, no more crowds. Solitude surrounds, and this is both welcome and wonderful… until you realize that part of that solitude is mere departure and abandonment. Flora and fauna alike are hunkering down for the long, slow, cold, dark curtain that is winter to fall. And yet all we have, all there really is, is the here and now (come what may).

For me, I knew that this trip would be my last “big” one of the year (preceded by the last camping the night before). Between personal schedule things and the date itself on the calendar, I simply knew this would be my last splash at somewhere different and exotic. (Little did I know at the time that in the weeks to follow southern Wisconsin would see its snowiest and coldest October in recorded history.) So, sensing this would be the last paddle, I bet it all on Black and hit the jackpot. And as long as the water levels are good, you will too, whatever time of the year.

What we didn’t like:
As for the river or the paddling itself, there wasn’t anything; this trip is a true gem.

But the bike shuttle sucked. Only few paddlers bike shuttle, we get that. Even fewer do a bike shuttle that’s 19 miles long. I knew this shuttle would be a doozie, but I was feeling ambitious and wanted to get in as much time on the water as possible, which meant adding bike-shuttle miles afterward. I chose a combination of back roads so as to avoid the whirring traffic of Highway 73 for as long as I could. That meant taking a less-direct route…and one that often corresponded with dirt-gravel roads, most of them pretty hilly. The whole affair was fine, but long and fatiguing. Needless to say, this is not a criticism of the river itself or this paddle trip specifically.

If we did this trip again:
I’m already looking forward to the next time I do this trip, but there are two things I’d consider on a second trip: 1) putting in a few miles upstream, in Greenwood, and making this an overnight experience by camping on one of the BLM islands; and 2) not bike shuttling again.

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Related Information:
Black River I: Black River Falls to Melrose
Black River II: Hatfield to Black River Falls
Black River III: Melrose to North Bend
Black River IV: River Avenue to Riviera Avenue
Camp:
Levis/Trow Mound Recreational Area
Wikipedia: Black River

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Shuttle Information:
14.3 miles for motor vehicles, pretty much all along Highway 73. 19 miles for bicyclists, along a combination of dog-leg side roads (most of which are dirt-gravel – and uphill) and county highways to avoid Highway 73.

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County Road M to Cedarburg

Cherokee Marsh

Cherokee Marsh
7.27.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Madison, Wisconsin

Chicago River (IL)

Chicago River
7.14.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Chicago, Illinois

Coon Fork Creek

Coon Fork Creek
5.30.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road CF to County Road G

Covel Creek (IL)

Covel Creek
6.18.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
East 18th Road to Highway 71

Crawfish River

Crawfish River III
4.17.16 | ☆ ☆
County Road I to County Road G

Crawfish River II
3.21.15 | ☆ ☆
Olson Road to Aztalan State Park

Crawfish River I
9.16.11 | ☆
Milford to Jefferson

Crawfish River: North Branch

Crawfish River: North Branch
6.8.15 & 6.10.15 | ☆ ☆
Fall River to Columbus-Fall River Road

Crystal River

Crystal River Overview
Our Guide to the Crystal River

Crystal River III
6.1.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Little Hope to Shadow Lake

Crystal River II
4.11.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Marl Lake to Shadow Lake Road

Crystal River I
7.8.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
9.10.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Rural to Shadow Lake Road

Dell Creek

Dell Creek
3.15.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
South Avenue to Dellwood

Devil’s Lake

Devil’s Lake
10.20.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Devil’s Lake State Park

Door Creek

Door Creek
4.1.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Femrite Drive to Fish Camp County Park

Duck Creek

Duck Creek
3.23.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road G to Duck Creek Road

Eau Claire River (Douglas County)

Eau Claire River (Douglas)
7.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Middle Eau Claire Lake to Gordon

Eau Claire River (Eau Claire County)

Eau Claire River II (Eau Claire)
5.29.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Harstad County Park to County Road K

Eau Claire River I (Eau Claire)
5.28.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Lake Altoona Dam to Hobbs Landing

Eau Claire River (Marathon County)

Eau Claire River II (Marathon)
7.22.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Dells of the Eau Claire Park to Club House Road

Eau Claire River I (Marathon)
6.16.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Bear Lake Road to Dells of the Eau Claire Park

Eau Galle River

Eau Galle River
8.10.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Spring Valley to 770th Avenue

Embarrass River

Embarrass River
8.25.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway 45 to County Road M

Flambeau River: North Fork

Flambeau River: North Fork III
7.4-7.5.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway W Landing to Flambeau Lodge Landing

Flambeau River: North Fork II
7.22.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Nine Mile Creek to Oxbo

Flambeau River: North Fork I
8.17.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Robinson Landing to Holt’s Landing

Fond Du Lac River: West Branch

Fond Du Lac River: West Branch
6.25.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway 23 to Lake Winnebago

Fox River

Fox River II
4.30.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road O to Endeavor

Fox River I
5.14.14 | ☆ ☆
Swan Lake to Portage Canal

Fox River (IL)

Fox River
8.21.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Serena to Wedron

Galena/Fever River

Galena/Fever River IV
11.1.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Twin Bridge Road to Bean Street Road

Galena/Fever River III
6.21.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Horseshoe Bend Road to Buncombe Road

Galena/Fever River II
4.28.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Ensche Road to Buckhill Road

Galena/Fever River I
5.24.09 | ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road W to Ensche Road

Grand River

Grand River
5.22.15 | ☆ ☆
Manchester to Kingston

Grant River

Grant River II
4.24.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
11.21.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road U to Chaffie Hollow Road

Grant River I
4.23.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
5.23.09 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Short Cut Road to County Road U

Halls Creek

Halls Creek II
8.9.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Garage Road to Halls Creek Landing

Halls Creek I
5.6.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
6.28.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Trow Lake Dam to Halls Creek Landing

Honey Creek (Sauk County)

Honey Creek (Sauk)
7.25.14 | ☆ ☆
County Road O to Ferry Bluff Landing

Honey Creek (Walworth County)

Honey Creek (Walworth)
4.16.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Bell School Road to County Road DD

Jump River

Jump River
8.30.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Luke’s Heights Lane to Big Falls County Park

Kickapoo River

Kickapoo River III
8.22.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Landing 4 to Landing 14

Kickapoo River II
9.8.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Rockton to LaFarge

Kickapoo River I
9.7-9.8.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Ontario to Rockton

Kickapoo River: West Fork

Kickapoo River: West Fork
8.26.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road S to Highway 56

Kinnickinnic River

Kinnickinnic River II
4.29.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
River Falls to Kinnickinnic State Park

Kinnickinnic River I
8.11.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
River Falls to County Road F

Kishwaukee River (IL)

Kishwaukee River
6.17.12 | ☆ ☆
Cherry Valley to New Milford

Koshkonong Creek

Koshkonong Creek IV
7.20.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Busseyville to Lake Koshkonong

Koshkonong Creek III
7.15.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Cambridge to Hoopen Road

Koshkonong Creek II
5.5.13 | ☆ ☆
Britzke Road to Hoopen Road

Koshkonong Creek I
2.24.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Cambridge to Rockdale

La Crosse River

La Crosse River III
11.1.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Veterans Memorial County Park to La Crosse

La Crosse River II
9.28.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway 108 to Veterans Memorial County Park

La Crosse River I
8.2.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Sparta to Bangor

Lake Columbia

Lake Columbia
2.2.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Dekorra, Wisconsin

Lake Mendota

Lake Mendota: Governor’s Island
12.11.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Madison, Wisconsin

Lake Michigan

Lake Michigan: Horseshoe Island
7.5.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Fish Creek, Wisconsin

Lake Michigan: Port Washington
10.20.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Port Washington to Grafton

Lake Michigan: Ellison Bay
9.29.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Sister Bay to Garret Bay

Lake Michigan: Cave Point County Park
8.17.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

Lake Superior

Lake Superior: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
8.31.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Munising, Michigan

Lake Superior: Sea Caves
8.15.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Bayfield County, Wisconsin

Lake Superior: Houghton Point
8.14.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Bayfield County, Wisconsin

Lake Waubesa

Lake Waubesa Wetlands
5.13.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Madison, Wisconsin

Lemonweir River

Lemonweir River
9.17.13 | ☆ ☆
Lemonweir to Cliff House Road

Little Platte River

Little Platte River II
6.28.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road O to Banfield Bridge Recreation Area

Little Platte River I
7.23.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
7.6.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Old Lancaster Road to County Road O

Little Sugar River

Little Sugar River
8.8.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Schneeberger Road to Albany

Little Wolf River

Little Wolf River IV
7.25.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Big Falls to Highway 110

Little Wolf River III
8.6.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Ness Road to Big Falls

Little Wolf River II
8.25.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Wolf River Road to Big Falls

Little Wolf River I
9.11.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Manawa to County Road X

Lulu Lake

Lulu Lake
4.28.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Eagle, Wisconsin

Lusk Creek (IL)

Lusk Creek
3.30.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Saltpeter Cave Crossing to Eddyville Blacktop Road

Manitowoc River

Manitowoc River II
7.15.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road S to Manitowoc

Manitowoc River I
7.14.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road JJ to County Road S

Maquoketa River: North Fork (IA)

Maquoketa River: North Fork
6.9.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway D61 to 60th Avenue

Maunesha River

Maunesha River V
4.3.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Marshall to Firemen’s Park

Maunesha River IV
4.5.15 | ☆ ☆
County Road TT to Canal Road

Maunesha River III
5.18.13 | ☆ ☆
Waterloo to Portland

Maunesha River II
6.13.13 | ☆ ☆
5.8.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Elder Lane to Twin Lake Road

Maunesha River I
4.21.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Waterloo Road to Firemen’s Park

Mecan River

Mecan River Overview
Our Guide to the Mecan River

Mecan River IV
6.10.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Dover Avenue to Germania

Mecan River III
6.3-6.4.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Mecan River Springs to 11th Road

Mecan River II
10.26.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Germania to Lock Road

Mecan River I
5.18.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Dakota to Highway 22

Menomonee River

Menomonee River III
9.8.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Mayfair Road to Jacobus Park

Menomonee River II
7.27.17 | ☆ ☆
Pilgrim Road to Frontier Park

Menomonee River I
7.3.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Frontier Park to Jacobus Park

Mill Creek (Iowa County)

Mill Creek (Iowa)
6.8.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Loy Road to Highway 23

Mill Creek (Portage County)

Mill Creek (Portage)
10.16.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Robin Lane to West River Drive

Mill Creek (Richland County)

Mill Creek (Richland)
10.29.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Crossover Road to Highway 60

Milwaukee River

Milwaukee River VIII
7.2.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Estabrook Park to Bruce Street

Milwaukee River VII
9.29.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
West Bend to Newburg

Milwaukee River VI
9.30.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Fredonia to Grafton

Milwaukee River V
6.20.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Grafton to County Highway T

Milwaukee River IV
7.19.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Kewaskum to Barton

Milwaukee River III
7.27.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Grafton to Thiensville

Milwaukee River II
7.20.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Estabrook Park to Discovery World

Milwaukee River I
6.20.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
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
10.17.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
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 Landing

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

Ontonagon River: Middle Branch

Ontonagon River: Middle Branch
8.12.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Watersmeet to Forest Road 5250

Pecatonica River

Pecatonica River V (IL)
11.15.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Pecatonica River Nature Preserve to Trask Bridge Forest Preserve

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: Dodge Branch

Pecatonica River: Dodge Branch
5.13.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Sunny Ridge Road to Banner Road

Pecatonica River: East Branch

Pecatonica River: East Branch VII
11.11.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway 78 to River Road

Pecatonica River: East Branch VI
10.26.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Hollandale to Horseshoe Bend Road

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 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway 78 to Argyle

Pecatonica River: Mineral Point Branch

Pecatonica River: Mineral Point Branch II
6.24.18 + 10.14.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Lake Ludden to S. Oak Park Road

Pecatonica River: Mineral Point Branch I
7.30.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Oak Park Road to County Road O

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

Pewaukee River

Pewaukee River
6.16.19 | ☆ ☆
Koepp Park to Bluemound Road

Pigeon River

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

Pine River (Lincoln County)

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

Pine River (Richland County)

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

Pine River I (Richland)
7.26.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
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 VII
9.23.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Coon Hollow Road to Ellenboro

Platte River VI
2.27.18 + 5.4.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road E to County Road A

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 IV
9.27.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Boundary Road to Kristof Road

Plover River III
5.18.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Shantytown Road to Jordan Park

Plover River II
9.23.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Esker Road to Bevent Drive

Plover River I
5.17.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
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 II
9.17.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Menomonie to Dunnsville

Red Cedar River I
5.30.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Menomonie to Downsville

Robinson Creek

Robinson Creek II
9.14.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Kelly Road to West Pine Hill Road

Robinson Creek I
5.7.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
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 II
8.26.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Preston Trailhead Park to Heron Road

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

Rubicon River

Rubicon River
5.27.15 | ☆ ☆
Saylesville to Neosho

Scuppernong River

Scuppernong River
8.4.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway 106 to County Road D

Seeley Creek

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

Sheboygan River

Sheboygan River VI
10.12.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
St. Cloud to Sheboygan Broughton Marsh County Park

Sheboygan River V
10.14.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Sheboygan Broughton Marsh County Park to Kiel

Sheboygan River IV
10.13.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Millhome to Johnsonville

Sheboygan River III
10.11.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Johnsonville to Dassow Park

Sheboygan River II
10.19.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Dassow Park to Sheboygan Falls

Sheboygan River I
10.3.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Sheboygan Falls to Lake Michigan

Six Mile Creek

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

Spring Creek

Spring Creek II
3.4.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Lee Road to Veterans Memorial Park

Spring Creek I
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

Upper Sugar River
…………………………………

Sugar River XII
7.24.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
White Crossing Road to Valley Road

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 VII
9.14.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Riverside Road to Paoli

Sugar River III
7.22.11 | ☆
Valley Road to Paoli

Sugar River II
7.3.11 | ☆
Paoli to Belleville

Middle Sugar River
…………………………………

Sugar River XI
11.15.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Attica to Albany

Sugar River VI
5.18.14 | ☆ ☆
Albany to Brodhead

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

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

Lower Sugar River
…………………………………

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

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

Sugar River: West Branch

Sugar River: West Branch
7.27.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Fritz Road to County Road PB

Token Creek

Token Creek II
4.22.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Token Creek Preserve Park to Daentl Road

Token Creek I
5.22.11 | ☆
8.22.09 | ☆ ☆
5.2.09 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Token Creek County Park to Cherokee Park

Tomorrow River

Tomorrow-Waupaca River Overview
Our Guide to the Tomorrow-Waupaca 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 V
3.20.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Fairfield to Sweet-Allyn Park

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

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

Turtle Creek II
8.30.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆
7.14.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
O’Riley Road to Sweet-Allyn Park

Turtle Creek I
7.13.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
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

Tomorrow-Waupaca River Overview
Our Guide to the Tomorrow-Waupaca River

Waupaca River VI
10.10.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Buchholz Road to County Highway Q

Waupaca River V
9.1.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Riverview Park to Reek Road

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

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

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

Waupaca River I
4.12.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
7.7.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
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 II
5.5.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
County Road B to Rouse Road

Wedges Creek I
9.20.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Middle Road to Riviera Avenue

White River (Bayfield County)

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

White River (Walworth County)

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

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

White River (Waushara County)

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

Whitewater Creek (IA)

Whitewater Creek
6.18.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Whitewater Drive to Highway D61

Willow Creek

Willow Creek
8.5.17 + 8.22.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Highway 58 to Dog Hollow Road

Wisconsin River

Merrill to Wausau
…………………………………

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

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

Mosinee to Plover
…………………………………

Wisconsin River XVIII
9.28.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Al Tech Park to West River Drive

Wisconsin River XVII
7.24.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Blue Heron Island

Wisconsin River XVI
7.23.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Lake DuBay Dam to County Road HH

Castle Rock Lake to Prairie Du Sac
…………………………………

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

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

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

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

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

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

Wisconsin River V
10.13.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
6.1.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Lyndon Station to Wisconsin Dells

Prairie Du Sac to The Mississippi River
…………………………………

Lower Wisconsin Overview
Our Guide to the Lower Wisconsin Riverway

Wisconsin River XV
9.4.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Spring Green to Lone Rock

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

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 VIII
4.19.16 | ☆ ☆
Windsor to Yahara Heights County Park

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

Yahara River VI
12.14.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Stoughton to Stebbensville Road

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

Yahara River IV
7.16.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆
7.22.13 | ☆ ☆
5.25.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
Veterans Memorial Park to Windsor Road

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

Yahara River II
7.14.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆
9.08 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Stebbensville Road to County Road H

Yahara River I
7.13.10 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
8.08 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Stebbensville Road to Murwin County Park

Yellow Creek (IL)

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

Yellow River (Taylor County)

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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