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Wisconsin whitewater, Flambeau River - South Fork

Price county, FR149 to Highway 70 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II     18.9 miles
  The FR149 to Highway 70 stretch of Flambeau River - South Fork in Price County is 18.9 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class I-II section. The natural beauty of Wisconsin and the playfulness of the water have people coming here. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking around here you'll find a large number of good spots. 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. This section is long enough for an overnight trip if you take your time, so pack your camp stove.
The starting point is not too far from Merrill, as you can see on the road map further down. There are so many stretches to paddle in this river system, the FR149 to Highway 70 stretch is just one of many. Getting some good exercise and just being out on the river for a while are sure to keep you coming back for more.

Briefly about the general area:
Near Flambeau River - South Fork you discover the Newman Springs Ski Trail which
 
is a good hiking trail, and this is a popular site for people from Park Falls. A short journey to Hogsback Springs is always worthwhile. During the summer months at Flambeau River - South Fork temperatures are frequently in the 70's. Summer night lows sink down to the 50's. Throughout the winter the highs are typically in the 10's; overnight lows at Flambeau River - South Fork throughout the winter usually sink into the 0's. A typical amount of rainfall falls here at Flambeau River - South Fork. The month with most of the rain is August; February is when it's the driest.

Flambeau River - South Fork, FR149 to Highway 70 road map
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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Flambeau River - South Fork.
 Whitewater Near Flambeau River - South Fork:
Flambeau River - South Fork, Price County, 7 miles away
      Class I-II - 18.9 miles long (FR149 to Highway 70)
Flambeau River - North Fork, Iron/Ashland County, 10 miles away
      Class I-II - 14.1 miles long (Turtle Dam to Agenda Landing)
Flambeau River - South Fork, Price County, 10 miles away
      Class I-II - 7.3 miles long (Simon Road Landing)
Flambeau River - South Fork, Price County, 14 miles away
      Class I-II - 9.5 miles long (FR144 to FR149)
Flambeau River - South Fork, Price County, 14 miles away
      Class I-II - 9 miles long (Lugerville)
Chippewa River - East Fork, Ashland County, 20 miles away
      Class I-II - 21.6 miles long (Glidden to FR164)
Flambeau River - South Fork, Price County, 22 miles away
      Class II(III) - 10.4 miles long (to Skinner Creek Landing)
Potato River, Iron County, 24 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 6.1 miles long (Upson Falls to Foster Falls)
Tyler Forks, Iron County, 25 miles away
      Class II-III+(IV) - 7.6 miles long (Moore Park to Vogues Road)
Montreal River - West Fork, Iron/Geobegic County, 26 miles away
      Class II-IV - 6.3 miles long (Gile Falls to Highway 2)
 Ski Areas Near Flambeau River - South Fork:
Whitecap Mountain, Wisconsin , 25 miles away, 400 foot drop, 8 lifts, 43 runs
Big Powderhorn Mountain, Michigan , 33 miles away, 600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 33 runs
Blackjack, Michigan , 37 miles away, 465 foot drop, 6 lifts, 20 runs
Indianhead, Michigan , 38 miles away, 638 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
Granite Peak, Wisconsin , 64 miles away, 700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 74 runs
Porcupine Mountain, Michigan , 64 miles away, 641 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
Christie Mountain, Wisconsin , 76 miles away, 350 foot drop, 6 lifts, 23 runs
Lutsen, Minnesota , 89 miles away, 1088 foot drop, 10 lifts, 92 runs
 Hotels Near Flambeau River - South Fork:
Americas Best Value Inn, Park Falls , 10 miles away
Super 8 Phillips, Phillips , 12 miles away
Days Inn Hurley, Hurley , 28 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Ironwood, Ironwood , 29 miles away
Comfort Inn Ironwood, Ironwood , 29 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Flambeau River - South Fork:
Sailor Lake, -blank-, 4 miles away
Comfort Cove Resort, Phillips, 7 miles away
Solberg Lake County Park, Phillips, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Flambeau River - South Fork:
Newman Springs Ski Trail, Price , 9 miles away
 Public Lands Near Flambeau River - South Fork:
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Bayfield - WI , 57 miles away
Island Lake, Michigan , 18 miles away
Flambeau River State Forest, Wisconsin , 31 miles away
Copper Falls State Park, Wisconsin , 33 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Flambeau River - South Fork:
Park Falls Country Club, Park Falls , 9 miles away
Westwood Golf Club, Phillips , 13 miles away
Golf Course, Prentice , 17 miles away
 Lakes Near Flambeau River - South Fork
Turtle Flambeau Flowage, Iron , 11 miles away
Little Muskie Lake, Iron , 13 miles away
Lake Six, Iron , 16 miles away

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