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Wisconsin whitewater, Flambeau River - South Fork

Price county, to Skinner Creek Landing section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II(III)     10.4 miles
  This stretch of Flambeau River - South Fork is 10.4 miles long and it is classified as a class II(III) section by American Whitewater. The nature scenery of Wisconsin and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water beats anything. The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Eau Claire, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. There's camping available near Flambeau River - South Fork. A bit of exercise
    and spending some quality time in nature are great attractions for lots of people. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, 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 a bit easier to master than those in other states, so if you're not from around here don't forget that a lot of the rivers in this state are suitable for beginners. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a large number of paddling rivers. This is not the only paddling section in this river system, there are others too. If you have the time you can make this a two day trip,  
so why not pack your camping stuff too.

Briefly about the general area:
It's always perfect to check out Cornsheller Rapids, and you'll perhaps meet some folks from Hawkins here. Big Bull Rapids is a wonderful local attraction, and Flambeau River State Forest is a good spot to stretch your legs a bit. This river is so great. For the period of the warm days of summer highs here at Flambeau River - South Fork get into the 70's. Once the sun is down it sinks down to the 50's. Throughout the winter highs are in the 10's with winter lows in the-10's overnight here at Flambeau River - South Fork.

Flambeau River - South Fork, to Skinner Creek Landing 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 Flambeau River - South Fork.
 Whitewater Near Flambeau River - South Fork:
Flambeau River - South Fork, Price County, 6 miles away
      Class II(III) - 10.4 miles long (to Skinner Creek Landing)
Flambeau River - North Fork, Sawyer County, 7 miles away
      Class I-II - 13.5 miles long (Babbs Island to Hervas Camp Landing)
Flambeau River, Rusk County, 10 miles away
      Class II - 5.3 miles long (Hervas Landing to Beaver Dam Landing)
Jump River - South Fork, Price County, 14 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 2.7 miles long (Little Falls to Big Falls)
Flambeau River - South Fork, Price County, 14 miles away
      Class I-II - 9 miles long (Lugerville)
Chippewa River - East Fork, Ashland/Sawyer County, 18 miles away
      Class I-II - 14.2 miles long (Stockfarm Bridge to Blaisdell lake)
Flambeau River - South Fork, Price County, 18 miles away
      Class I-II - 7.3 miles long (Simon Road Landing)
Chippewa River - East Fork, Sawyer County, 20 miles away
      Class I-II - 10.4 miles long (Blaisdell Lake to Winter Dam)
Chippewa River - East Fork, Ashland County, 24 miles away
      Class I-II - 21.6 miles long (Glidden to FR164)
Yellow River, Taylor County, 26 miles away
      Class I-II - 8 miles long (Gilman to Mattes Bridge)
 Ski Areas Near Flambeau River - South Fork:
Whitecap Mountain, Wisconsin , 41 miles away, 400 foot drop, 8 lifts, 43 runs
Christie Mountain, Wisconsin , 48 miles away, 350 foot drop, 6 lifts, 23 runs
Big Powderhorn Mountain, Michigan , 58 miles away, 600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 33 runs
Blackjack, Michigan , 63 miles away, 465 foot drop, 6 lifts, 20 runs
Indianhead, Michigan , 64 miles away, 638 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
Granite Peak, Wisconsin , 78 miles away, 700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 74 runs
Porcupine Mountain, Michigan , 91 miles away, 641 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
Lutsen, Minnesota , 96 miles away, 1088 foot drop, 10 lifts, 92 runs
Mount La Crosse, Wisconsin , 99 miles away, 516 foot drop, 4 lifts, 18 runs
 Hotels Near Flambeau River - South Fork:
Super 8 Phillips, Phillips , 21 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn, Park Falls , 21 miles away
Ladysmith Motel And Suites, Ladysmith , 31 miles away
AmericInn Ladysmith, Ladysmith , 31 miles away
Fairbridge Inn And Suites Thorp, Thorp , 35 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Flambeau River - South Fork:
Flambeau State Forest - Connor Lake, Hawkins, 5 miles away
Flambeau State Forest - Lake Of The Pines, Hawkins, 6 miles away
Hawkins Lions Club Park, Hawkins, 8 miles away
 Public Lands Near Flambeau River - South Fork:
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Bayfield - WI , 57 miles away
Flambeau River State Forest, Wisconsin , 5 miles away
Chequamegon National Forest, Wisconsin , 30 miles away
Copper Falls State Park, Wisconsin , 35 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Flambeau River - South Fork:
Westwood Golf Club, Phillips , 17 miles away
Barker Lake Golf Course, Winter , 19 miles away
 Lakes Near Flambeau River - South Fork
Blaisdell Lake, Sawyer , 19 miles away

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