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Galena/Fever River I

on
May 26, 2009

County Road W to Ensche Road
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This short but popular paddle offers some swift creek-like paddling with classic driftless surroundings but the agriculture run-off and erosion leaves something…

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Badfish Creek I

on
May 18, 2009

Cooksville to Murwin County Park
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Highly regarded but not well known, our first visit to Badfish Creek was nothing short of wonderful. It’s a twisty, riffly…

Starkweather Creek

on
April 15, 2009

Tenney Park to Highway 30

Starkweather Creek is generally a bad idea. Despite the inviting entrance/exit from Lake Monona through the Olbrich grounds, it soon suffers from inner-city pollution and clogged…

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Baraboo River I

on
April 13, 2009

North Freedom to Highway 113
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(North Freedom to Haskins Park: ☆)
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A tale of two Baraboos, the first stretch is muddy,…

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Wisconsin River I

on
April 1, 2009

Boscobel to Wyalusing State Park
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The last section before the confluence with the Missisippi River is less-traveled and feels the most secluded since it’s further from Madison…