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Paddling Wisconsin : a guide to the state's best paddling routes
Second edition.
Physical Description:
xxi, 216 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
General Note:
"A previous edition of this book was published by Falcon Publishing, Inc. in 2015"--T.p. verso.

"Distributed by NATIONAL BOOK NETWORK"--T.p. verso.

Includes index.
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Paddling Wisconsin offers excellent paddling adventures evenly spread throughout the state. The focus is on recreational paddling and all trips avoid complicated runs, put-ins, and portages, while offering something unique in terms of setting, geology, and wildlife. Short write-ups-about history, geological features, and other attractions-are interspersed throughout the book. This guide gives you the information you need to plan the perfect day on the water: 45 paddle routes suitable for all levels, from beginner to experienced. Explicit directions to landings with GPS coordinates, Detailed river/lake route summaries, maps, and color photos, While most trips involve rivers, there are also a few notable lake paddles that offer scenery and experiences one won't find anywhere else: Explore rivers, from the mighty Mississippi to the modest Bois Brule. Travel the shorelines of two Great Lakes and remote flowages. Falcon is the premier publisher of outdoor recreation guidebooks in North America. Written by and for outdoor enthusiasts, these guides-chock-full of color photos and maps-not only provide you with the skills you need but also take you along with our authoritative local experts on these experiences of a lifetime. Book jacket.

Author Notes

Kevin Revolinski is the author of several guidebooks, including 60 Hikes Madison, Wisconsin's Best Beer Guide, and Hiking Wisconsin. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vi
Introductionp. vii
How to Use This Guidep. xi
Fixing to Paddlep. xv
Map Legendp. xxii
The Paddles
1 Wisconsin River-Boscobel to Woodmanp. 1
2 Grant Riverp. 6
3 Pecatonica Riverp. 11
4 Sugar Riverp. 15
5 Badfish Creekp. 20
6 Yahara Riverp. 24
7 Bark Riverp. 29
8 Root Riverp. 34
9 Milwaukee River-Urban Paddlep. 39
10 Milwaukee River-Newburg to Fredoniap. 45
11 Horicon Marsh Canoe Trailp. 50
12 Mecan Riverp. 55
13 Wisconsin River-Lower Dells to Pine Islandp. 60
14 Mirror Lakep. 65
15 Baraboo Riverp. 70
16 Pine River (Richland Center)p. 75
17 Kicknpoo Riverp. 80
18 La Crosse Riverp. 86
19 Mississippi River-Long Lake Canoe Trailp. 91
20 Black Riverp. 96
21 Crystal Riverp. 101
22 Waupaca Riverp. 105
23 Plover Riverp. 109
24 Wolf Riverp. 113
25 Oconto Riverp. 117
26 Peshtigo Riverp. 122
27 Door County-Cave Pointp. 127
28 Door County-Garrett Bayp. 132
29 Wisconsin River at Merrillp. 137
30 Eau Claire Riverp. 141
31 Red Cedar Riverp. 146
32 Kinnickinnic Riverp. 151
33 Lower St. Croix Riverp. 156
34 Namekagon Riverp. 161
35 Namekagon to St. Croix Riverp. 166
36 St. Croix River Marshlandsp. 170
37 Bois Brule Riverp. 175
38 White Riverp. 180
39 Chippewa Riverp. 184
40 Flambeau River-North Forkp. 188
41 Turtle-Flambeau Flowagep. 192
42 Willow Flowage Scenic Waters Areap. 196
43 Wisconsin River Headwatersp. 201
44 Pine Riverp. 205
45 Apostle Islands National Lakeshore-Sea Cavesp. 210
Paddle Indexp. 216
About the Authorp. 217