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Wisconsin whitewater, Marengo River

Bayfield county, Town Hall Road to Four Corner Store Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III+     10.8 miles
  If you're coming from Eau Claire it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, as you can see on the road map further down. The Town Hall Road to Four Corner Store Road stretch of Marengo River in Bayfield County is 10.8 miles long and has been rated as a class II-III+ section by American Whitewater. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way this is an area with plenty of spots for
    that. This stretch is long enough for an overnight trip if you take your time, so go ahead and pack your camp stove. Getting a good workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors are great reasons to come. 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 scenic beauty of Wisconsin and the water flowing gracefully down Marengo River will make you feel great. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. The Town Hall Road to Four Corner Store Road stretch is one of many paddling stretches in this river system.

Briefly
 
about the general area:
There's good hiking along the Great Divide Snowmobile Trail; you're sure to bump into some smiling folks from Clam Lake here. Good hiking is available along the North Country Trail, and unsurprisingly, everyone loves Chequamegon National Forest. Lots of fun awaits you along this river. Summertime highs at Marengo River mostly tend to be in the 70's. All through the dark hours of summer temperatures descend down into the 50's. For the duration of the winter highs are in the 10's with temperatures at Marengo River dipping down into the-10's throughout winter nights.

Marengo River, Town Hall Road to Four Corner Store Road 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 Marengo River.
 Whitewater Near Marengo River:
Marengo River, Bayfield County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 10.8 miles long (Town Hall Road to Four Corner Store Road)
White River, Bayfield/Ashland County, 5 miles away
      Class I-II - 13.6 miles long (Maple Ridge Road to Flowage)
Marengo River, Bayfield County, 6 miles away
      Class II-III(V+) - 6.6 miles long (FR 194 to FR 384)
White River, Ashland County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III - 0.8 miles long (Highway 112 to Highway 13)
Brunsweiler River, Ashland County, 10 miles away
      Class III-IV - 0.5 miles long (Mineral Lake to Mineral Lake Rd)
Brunsweiler River, Ashland County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III+(IV) - 10.3 miles long (Beaverdam Lake to Highway 13)
Marengo River, Ashland County, 16 miles away
      Class I-II - 4.8 miles long (Government Road to Bad River)
Chippewa River - West Fork, Sawyer County, 18 miles away
      Class I-II - 7.4 miles long (Moose Lake Dam to West Fork Bridge)
Bad River, Ashland County, 19 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 20.4 miles long (Elm Hoist Road to Odanah)
Bad River, Ashland County, 20 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 7.1 miles long (Cayuga to Foster Junction railroad bridge)
 Ski Areas Near Marengo River:
Whitecap Mountain, Wisconsin , 39 miles away, 400 foot drop, 8 lifts, 43 runs
Christie Mountain, Wisconsin , 51 miles away, 350 foot drop, 6 lifts, 23 runs
Big Powderhorn Mountain, Michigan , 60 miles away, 600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 33 runs
Lutsen, Minnesota , 63 miles away, 1088 foot drop, 10 lifts, 92 runs
Blackjack, Michigan , 67 miles away, 465 foot drop, 6 lifts, 20 runs
Indianhead, Michigan , 69 miles away, 638 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
Spirit Mountain, Minnesota , 88 miles away, 700 foot drop, 9 lifts, 22 runs
Porcupine Mountain, Michigan , 93 miles away, 641 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
 Marinas Near Marengo River:
Ashland Marina, Ashland , 11 miles away
 Hotels Near Marengo River:
Quality Inn Ashland, Ashland , 10 miles away
Super 8 Ashland, Ashland , 10 miles away
BEST WESTERN The Hotel Chequamegon, Ashland , 11 miles away
AmericInn Ashland, Ashland , 14 miles away
Lucy's Place, Bayfield , 23 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Marengo River:
Beaver Lake, Clam Lake, 6 miles away
Lake Three - Chequamegon National Forest, Park Falls, 8 miles away
Prentice City Park, Ashland, 10 miles away
 Trails Near Marengo River:
North Country Trail, Ashland , 13 miles away
Great Divide Snowmobile Trail, Ashland , 13 miles away
Rock Lake National Recreation Trail, Bayfield , 16 miles away
Virgin Pine Trail, Bayfield , 19 miles away
Black Lake Trail, Ashland , 19 miles away
 Public Lands Near Marengo River:
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Bayfield - WI , 23 miles away
Chequamegon National Forest, Wisconsin , 11 miles away
Copper Falls State Park, Wisconsin , 22 miles away
Big Bay State Park, Wisconsin , 28 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Marengo River:
Chequamegon Bay Golf Club, Ashland , 10 miles away
Telemark Golf Course, Cable , 14 miles away
Lakewoods Resort & Golf Forest Ridges Golf Course, Cable , 14 miles away
 Lakes Near Marengo River
Beaver Lake, Ashland , 11 miles away
Namekagon Lake, Bayfield , 13 miles away

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