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Wisconsin whitewater, Pemebonwon - South Branch

Marinette county, Pembine to Kremlin Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III(IV)     2.6 miles
 
This is an awful river to go down. Rocks everywhere, really shallow, and loads of trees blocking the river so you'd have to portage many times. We ended up not going down. I don't advise this unless you like spiders. Says Krynn

The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Marinette, as you can see on the road map further down. The natural beauty of Marinette County and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water attract people from
    near and far. This is a bit of a short stretch so you'd better be prepared to walk your kayak back to put-in a few times. The campgrounds here at Pemebonwon - South Branch are pretty good. The rivers for whitewater rafting
and kayaking in this state are often easier than in other states, so if you're not from around here don't forget that many of the rivers in this state are not very demanding. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking in this general area you'll find lots of paddling rivers. Great exercise and just being out on the river for a while are  
sure to keep you coming back for more. This river system has a few good paddling stretches and the Pembine to Kremlin Road section is one of them. The Pembine to Kremlin Road stretch of Pemebonwon - South Branch in Wisconsin is 2.6 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class II-III(IV) section of whitewater.

Briefly about the general area:
Here at Pemebonwon - South Branch you'll probably meet some people from Pembine; wonderful skiing awaits you at Norway Mountain. Pemebonwon - South Branch is a good place of common precipitation. For the period of September this area sees the most rain, and February is when it's the driest.

Pemebonwon - South Branch, Pembine to Kremlin 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 Pemebonwon - South Branch.
 Whitewater Near Pemebonwon - South Branch:
Pemebonwon - South Branch, Marinette County, 1 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 2.6 miles long (Pembine to Kremlin Road)
Whitewater Outfitter - Argosy Adventures Rafting, Marinette County, 2 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Pemebonwon - North Branch, Marinette County, 3 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1.4 miles long (Smalley Falls to Long Slide Falls)
Whitewater Outfitter - Kosirs Rapid Rafts, Marinette County, 5 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Menominee River, Marinette County, 6 miles away
      Class II-IV - 2.9 miles long (Niagara to Highway 8)
Pike River, Marinette County, 7 miles away
      Class II - 6.1 miles long (Highway 141)
Pike River, Marinette County, 8 miles away
      Class II-III - 3.4 miles long (to Barker Road)
Menominee River, Marinette County, 9 miles away
      Class II-III - 0.3 miles long (Quiver Falls)
Pike River - South Branch, Marinette County, 10 miles away
      Class II-IV - 4.7 miles long (Mathias Lake Road to Dave's Falls)
Pike River - North Branch, Marinette County, 11 miles away
      Class II-IV - 3.2 miles long (Twin Lake Road to Eight Foot Falls)
 Ski Areas Near Pemebonwon - South Branch:
Norway Mountain, Michigan , 9 miles away, 500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 17 runs
Ski Brule, Michigan , 55 miles away, 500 foot drop, 11 lifts, 17 runs
Marquette, Michigan , 56 miles away, 600 foot drop, 4 lifts, 25 runs
Gladstone Ski Park, Michigan , 65 miles away, 200 foot drop, 5 lifts, 6 runs
Hidden Valley, Wisconsin , 68 miles away, 200 foot drop, 3 lifts, 7 runs
 Hotels Near Pemebonwon - South Branch:
Norway Inn Lodge And Suites, Norway , 8 miles away
Days Inn Iron Mountain, Iron Mountain , 9 miles away
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Iron Mountain, MI, Iron Mountain , 10 miles away
Econo Lodge Iron Mountain, Iron Mountain , 10 miles away
Comfort Inn Iron Mountain, Iron Mountain , 12 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Pemebonwon - South Branch:
Morgan Park, Pembine, 5 miles away
Tranquil Vista Campgrounds, Pembine, 5 miles away
Amberg Campgrounds and Bar, Amberg, 6 miles away
 Public Lands Near Pemebonwon - South Branch:
Copper Culture State Park, Wisconsin , 37 miles away
Bewabic State Park, Michigan , 39 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Pemebonwon - South Branch:
Oak Crest Golf Course, Norway , 7 miles away
Four Seasons Club, Pembine , 9 miles away
Pine Grove Country Club, Iron Mountain , 12 miles away
 Lakes Near Pemebonwon - South Branch
Pine Creek Lake, Dickinson , 10 miles away
Lake Antoine, Dickinson , 11 miles away
Mary Lake, Dickinson , 11 miles away

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