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 Popple River is protected from development by its location in the Nicolet National Forest.

The Popple River is canoed less frequently due to the low water conditions and the portages around its 4 waterfalls. The Popple River is canoed less frequently due to the low water conditions and the portages around its 4 waterfalls.

Popple Rivers offer a true wild experience, being among Wisconsin's more remote river systems. The area is rugged and undeveloped. Access is limited and often difficult. The best season for river running, particularly on the white water sections, is April through May when spring snow melt and rains swell the river's flow.

Both the Pine and the Popple Rivers provide scenic canoeing and camping. Campsites along the rivers can be accessed only by canoe and add unique experiences for visitors. Enjoy every part of the season from the fast spring water to the colorful autumn days.

Popple River for Canoeing in the City of Fence - Florence County (Northeast Wisconsin).


Popple River Fence, WI 54120
United States
( 888) 889-0049 (toll free) , 715/362-1300

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