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Wisconsin whitewater, Flambeau River - South Fork

Price county, Simon Road Landing section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II     7.3 miles
  The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Wisconsin are often easier than in other states, so better not forget that rivers in this state are not as hard as elsewhere. If you're coming from Merrill it's not a long drive at all to the starting location, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. The Simon Road Landing stretch of Flambeau River - South Fork is 7.3 miles long and has been rated as a class
    I-II section by American Whitewater. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, this is an area with plenty of rivers for that. The Simon Road Landing section is one of many paddling sections
in this river system. The campgrounds here at Flambeau River - South Fork are pretty good. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. The beautiful scenery of Wisconsin and the water flowing gracefully down Flambeau River - South Fork are reasons enough to come here and paddle. Great exercise and just hanging out with  
mother nature have a lot of people coming here.

Briefly about the general area:
The cheerful people of Fifield like to hang out close by, and a trip to Flambeau River - South Fork wouldn't be complete without taking a look at Rock Ledge Rapids. The beauty of mother nature reveals herself at Boars Rapids. Flambeau River - South Fork gets a normal amount of precipitation. August is the month that gets the most rain, and February meanwhile is the driest month. Summer brings highs in the 70's to Flambeau River - South Fork. When the night sets in temperatures plunge down into the 50's.

Flambeau River - South Fork, Simon Road Landing 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, 2 miles away
      Class I-II - 7.3 miles long (Simon Road Landing)
Flambeau River - South Fork, Price County, 2 miles away
      Class I-II - 9 miles long (Lugerville)
Flambeau River - South Fork, Price County, 11 miles away
      Class II(III) - 10.4 miles long (to Skinner Creek Landing)
Chippewa River - East Fork, Ashland County, 17 miles away
      Class I-II - 21.6 miles long (Glidden to FR164)
Flambeau River - South Fork, Price County, 18 miles away
      Class I-II - 18.9 miles long (FR149 to Highway 70)
Flambeau River - North Fork, Sawyer County, 20 miles away
      Class I-II - 13.5 miles long (Babbs Island to Hervas Camp Landing)
Chippewa River - East Fork, Ashland/Sawyer County, 20 miles away
      Class I-II - 14.2 miles long (Stockfarm Bridge to Blaisdell lake)
Flambeau River - North Fork, Iron/Ashland County, 21 miles away
      Class I-II - 14.1 miles long (Turtle Dam to Agenda Landing)
Jump River - South Fork, Price County, 21 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 2.7 miles long (Little Falls to Big Falls)
Flambeau River - South Fork, Price County, 25 miles away
      Class I-II - 9.5 miles long (FR144 to FR149)
 Ski Areas Near Flambeau River - South Fork:
Whitecap Mountain, Wisconsin , 30 miles away, 400 foot drop, 8 lifts, 43 runs
Big Powderhorn Mountain, Michigan , 43 miles away, 600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 33 runs
Blackjack, Michigan , 47 miles away, 465 foot drop, 6 lifts, 20 runs
Indianhead, Michigan , 48 miles away, 638 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
Christie Mountain, Wisconsin , 64 miles away, 350 foot drop, 6 lifts, 23 runs
Granite Peak, Wisconsin , 69 miles away, 700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 74 runs
Porcupine Mountain, Michigan , 75 miles away, 641 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
Lutsen, Minnesota , 91 miles away, 1088 foot drop, 10 lifts, 92 runs
 Hotels Near Flambeau River - South Fork:
Americas Best Value Inn, Park Falls , 6 miles away
Super 8 Phillips, Phillips , 8 miles away
AmericInn Medford, Medford , 34 miles away
Boarders Inn And Suites Of Medford WI, Medford , 34 miles away
Days Inn Hurley, Hurley , 37 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Flambeau River - South Fork:
Smith Lake County Park, Fifield, 5 miles away
Roll-in-point, Phillips, 7 miles away
Hines City Park, Park Falls, 7 miles away
 Public Lands Near Flambeau River - South Fork:
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Bayfield - WI , 55 miles away
Flambeau River State Forest, Wisconsin , 20 miles away
Island Lake, Michigan , 25 miles away
Copper Falls State Park, Wisconsin , 30 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Flambeau River - South Fork:
Westwood Golf Club, Phillips , 6 miles away
Park Falls Country Club, Park Falls , 7 miles away
Golf Course, Prentice , 18 miles away

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