Northeast

Canoeing in New London WI at Wolf River

Canoeing in New London WI at Wolf River Offers variety, with relatively calm upper stretches to exciting whitewater below Lily. The stretch below Lily is recommended for experienced canoeists and is also popular for whitewater rafting. Area outfitters provide canoe and raft rentals. Access is available at road crossings with possible take-out near Markton and Hwy M before entering the Menominee Indian...

Canoeing at Popple River

Canoeing at Popple River in Fence,WI A state-designated wild river, the Popple is a river of contrasts as it flows through the Nicolet National Forest. Long stretches of still waters are interrupted by short, exciting rapids. Best water levels occur in the spring and early summer. For more information, contact the Nicolet National Forest. A small river that flows almost wholly through wild surroundings, the...

Canoeing at Peshtigo River

Canoeing at Peshtigo River in Marinette, WI The upper portion flows through beautiful Nicolet National Forest and has some of the most difficult whitewater in the midwest. The river above Caldron Falls Reservoir, (Hwy C), has long and difficult rapids that require a high degree of canoeing skill. Water levels should be medium high or above. Below Crivitz, the river slows and widens in sharp contrast. Reservoirs on...

Canoeing at Oconto River

Canoeing at Oconto River in Oconto,WI Originating in northern Oconto County near Lakewood, the Oconto River flows through varied countryside, lowland swamp, upland forest, agricultural fields before emptying in Green Bay. Can be canoed its entire length. The northernmost section above Chute Pond (south of Mountain) features 15 rated rapids. Water levels must be medium high or above and should be checked...

Canoeing at Menominee River

Canoeing at Menominee River in Marinette, WI A boundary river separating Wisconsin and Michigan. The upper stretch offers fast water and difficult rapids. Many rapids and dams must be portaged. Portions of the upper river are extremely dangerous and should only be run by experts in decked boats. The lower river has a slower current with some low-hazard rapids. The Menominee is not generally considered a good...

Lower Wolf River

Canoeing in White Lake WI at Lower Wolf River Although it has a steady current and wild appearance, the lower Wolf lacks the rough water characteristics of its upper stretches. Public landings are located in Shawano, Shiocton and New London. In the New London area, beginners can rent fiberglass canoes and tubes for family fun on both the Wolf and Little Wolf rivers. A trip down the lower Wolf can be continued through...

Canoeing at Brule River

Canoeing at Brule River in Florence,WI A boundary river between Wisconsin and Michigan with long stretches of slow water and low hazard rapids. Numerous streams flow into the river, and access is available at county and forest service roads. Below Brule River Dam and at the junction where the Michigamme joins the Brule to become the Menominee, the rapid increase in current combined with huge waves can...