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Wisconsin whitewater, Embarrass River - South Branch

Shawano county, Tigerton Dells section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III     2.4 miles
  The natural beauty of Shawano County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. The Tigerton Dells section of Embarrass River - South Branch in Shawano County is 2.4 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class II-III section of whitewater. The put-in location is a short drive from Stevens Point, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road
    map further down the page. The campgrounds here at Embarrass River - South Branch are pretty good. There are so many sections to paddle in this river system, the Tigerton Dells section is just one of many. This is a pretty
short section so you'd better be prepared to walk your kayak back to put-in a few times. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a large number of paddling places. Getting some good exercise and just being out on the river for a while have a lot of people coming here. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Wisconsin are easier than the national norm, so you'd better keep in mind that a lot of the rivers in this state  
are suitable for beginners. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set.

Briefly about the general area:
People from Tigerton love to come to Embarrass River - South Branch; a short visit to Tigerton Dells is always worthwhile. High temperatures at Embarrass River - South Branch all through the days of summer are in the 80's while night lows are regularly in the 50's. The cold days of the wintertime come with highs in the 20's with temperatures at Embarrass River - South Branch dipping down into the 0's throughout winter nights.

Embarrass River - South Branch, Tigerton Dells 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 Embarrass River - South Branch.
 Whitewater Near Embarrass River - South Branch:
Embarrass River - South Branch, Shawano County, 1 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.4 miles long (Tigerton Dells)
Little Wolf River, Waupaca County, 9 miles away
      Class II(IV) - 7.39 miles long (Mud Lake Road)
Embarrass River, Shawano County, 14 miles away
      Class III - 0.5 miles long (Hayman Falls)
Embarrass River - North Branch, Shawano County, 14 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 1.6 miles long (Leopolis dam to Branch Road)
Red River, Shawano County, 14 miles away
      Class I-III(IV) - 7.75 miles long (River Road to Morgan Road)
Wolf River - West Branch, Menominee County, 18 miles away
      Class I-IV - 15 miles long (above Neopit millpond to Wolf River)
Red River, Shawano County, 20 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 4.3 miles long (Lower Red Lake Dam)
Eau Claire River, Marathon County, 22 miles away
      Class II - 2.8 miles long (Nolan Road to Highway 52)
Eau Claire River, Marathon County, 24 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 4.6 miles long (Eau Claire Dells to Badger Road)
Wolf River, Langlade County, 30 miles away
      Class I-II - 8 miles long (Hollister Road to Langlade)
 Ski Areas Near Embarrass River - South Branch:
Nordic Mountain, Wisconsin , 32 miles away, 265 foot drop, 6 lifts, 14 runs
Granite Peak, Wisconsin , 45 miles away, 700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 74 runs
Ski Brule, Michigan , 68 miles away, 500 foot drop, 11 lifts, 17 runs
Cascade Mountain, Wisconsin , 69 miles away, 460 foot drop, 10 lifts, 35 runs
Devils Head, Wisconsin , 76 miles away, 500 foot drop, 16 lifts, 28 runs
Christmas Mountain, Wisconsin , 79 miles away, 250 foot drop, 3 lifts, 7 runs
Sunburst, Wisconsin , 83 miles away, 225 foot drop, 9 lifts, 10 runs
Little Switzerland, Wisconsin , 87 miles away, 200 foot drop, 7 lifts, 15 runs
Highlands of Olympia, Wisconsin , 90 miles away, 205 foot drop, 3 lifts, 5 runs
Hidden Valley, Wisconsin , 92 miles away, 200 foot drop, 3 lifts, 7 runs
 Hotels Near Embarrass River - South Branch:
BEST WESTERN Wittenberg Inn, Wittenberg , 7 miles away
Ramada Waupaca, Waupaca , 19 miles away
Cobblestone Inn And Suites, Clintonville , 20 miles away
Comfort Suites Foxfire, Waupaca , 20 miles away
Super 8 Antigo, Antigo , 22 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Embarrass River - South Branch:
Tilleda Falls Campground, Tilleda, 11 miles away
Iola Pines Campground, Iola, 12 miles away
Pine Grove Campground, LLC, Shawano, 12 miles away
 Public Lands Near Embarrass River - South Branch:
Hartman Creek State Park, Wisconsin , 23 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Embarrass River - South Branch:
Maple Hills Golf Club & Restaurant, Wittenberg , 7 miles away
Glen Cairn Golf Course, Ogdensburg , 9 miles away
Kastle Greens, Marion , 10 miles away

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