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Wisconsin whitewater, Bois Brule River

Douglas county, to Highway 2 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II     3.9 miles
  If you're coming from Duluth it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you wonít get lost. The beautiful scenery of Douglas County and the water flowing gracefully down Bois Brule River have people coming here. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping
    in your car. The average Wisconsin whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be easier to run than those in other states, so if you're not from around here don't forget that quite a few of the sections in this state
are pretty easy. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, this is an area with plenty of rivers for that. This river system has a few good paddling sections and the to Highway 2 section is one of them. The to Highway 2 section of Bois Brule River in Wisconsin is 3.9 miles long and it is classified as a class I-II section by American Whitewater. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. This section  
is quite short so no need to bring snacks. Great exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors have people coming from far and near.

Briefly about the general area:
A journey to Bois Brule River wouldn't be complete without taking a look at Little Joe Rapids. You'll meet a lot of folks from Brule here, and Doodlebug Rapids is an inspiring place to visit while here. This is such a wonderful river. Brule River State Forest is worth visiting if you're at Bois Brule River. At Bois Brule River during the summer highs are in the 80's while overnight lows are regularly in the 50's.

Bois Brule River, to Highway 2 road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Bois Brule River.
 Whitewater Near Bois Brule River:
Bois Brule River, Douglas County, 1 miles away
      Class I-II - 3.9 miles long (to Highway 2)
Bois Brule River, Douglas County, 4 miles away
      Class II - 8.3 miles long (Copper Range Campground to Highway 13)
Eau Claire River, Douglas County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II - 10.4 miles long (Johnson Road to State Camp Bridge)
Totogatic River, Washburn County, 19 miles away
      Class II-III - 8.9 miles long (Totogatic Flowage to Colton Flowage)
Amnicon River, Douglas County, 22 miles away
      Class II-IV+ - 5.7 miles long (Anderson Hill Road to Cty U)
Knife River, Lake/St. Louis County, 25 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 5.5 miles long (Cty 102 to Lake Superior)
Silver Creek, Lake County, 26 miles away
      Class IV - 1.1 miles long (Cty 3 to Highway 61)
Stewart River, Lake County, 26 miles away
      Class II-IV(V) - 4.9 miles long (CR2 to Highway 61)
Namekagon River, Sawyer/Washburn County, 26 miles away
      Class I-II - 15.4 miles long (Hayward River Campground to Springbrook Landing)
St. Croix River, Douglas/Burnett County, 27 miles away
      Class I-II - 15.8 miles long (Gordon Dam to St. Croix Tr.)
 Ski Areas Near Bois Brule River:
Spirit Mountain, Minnesota , 44 miles away, 700 foot drop, 9 lifts, 22 runs
Christie Mountain, Wisconsin , 51 miles away, 350 foot drop, 6 lifts, 23 runs
Giants Ridge, Minnesota , 70 miles away, 500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 34 runs
Lutsen, Minnesota , 81 miles away, 1088 foot drop, 10 lifts, 92 runs
Whitecap Mountain, Wisconsin , 83 miles away, 400 foot drop, 8 lifts, 43 runs
Trollhaugen, Wisconsin , 90 miles away, 260 foot drop, 9 lifts, 22 runs
Wild Mountain, Minnesota , 91 miles away, 300 foot drop, 8 lifts, 25 runs
 Marinas Near Bois Brule River:
Port Wing Marina, Port Wing , 19 miles away
 Hotels Near Bois Brule River:
Country Inn Of Two Harbors, Two Harbors , 24 miles away
AmericInn Two Harbors, Two Harbors , 24 miles away
Superior Shores Resort & Conference Center, Two Harbors , 24 miles away
Larsmont Cottages, Two Harbors , 24 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn, Hayward , 26 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Bois Brule River:
Bois Brule - Brule River State Forest, Brule, 0 miles away
Brule River State Forest - Bois Brule, Brule, 0 miles away
Copper Range Campground, Douglas County, 4 miles away
 Public Lands Near Bois Brule River:
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Bayfield - WI , 55 miles away
Brule River State Forest, Wisconsin , 6 miles away
Amnicon Falls State Park, Wisconsin , 21 miles away
Gooseberry Falls State Park, Minnesota , 31 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Bois Brule River:
Hidden Greens North Golf, Solon Springs , 12 miles away
Forest Point Resort & Golf Course, Gordon , 13 miles away
Northern Pines Golf Course, Iron River , 13 miles away
 Lakes Near Bois Brule River
Hostrawser Lake, Bayfield , 10 miles away
Pike Lake Chain of Lakes 13, Bayfield , 17 miles away

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