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Wisconsin whitewater, Wolf River

Langlade county, Highway 52 to Wolf Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II     3.2 miles
  This stretch of Wolf River is 3.2 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class I-II section. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Wisconsin is often easier than elsewhere, so if you're not from around here don't forget that rivers in this state are not as hard as elsewhere. Getting some good exercise and just being out on the river for a while are great reasons to come. This is a pretty short section so you'll
    have to walk back to the start over and over. The starting location is a short drive from Merrill, as you can see on the road map further down. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to
stay the night, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way this area has a large number of paddling spots. The nature scenery of Langlade County and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water are reasons enough to come here and paddle. This river system is full of great paddling stretches, the Highway 52 to Wolf Road stretch  
is just one of them.

Briefly about the general area:
Big Slough Gundy Rapids is always fun to check out, and the Popple Ridge Snowmobile Trail offers hiking at its best. A short journey to Little Slough Gundy Rapids is always worthwhile, and hiking is a popular thing to do around Wolf River; Eds Lake Trail System is a nice local trail. This river is so wonderful. There are plenty of folks from Pickerel here at Wolf River. During the days of summer at Wolf River temperatures are typically in the 70's while night lows are generally in the 50's. For the period of the winter the highs are regularly in the 10's, and all through the dark hours in the winter at Wolf River temperatures drop to the-10's.

Wolf River, Highway 52 to Wolf 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 Wolf River.
 Whitewater Near Wolf River:
Wolf River, Langlade County, 1 miles away
      Class I-II - 3.2 miles long (Highway 52 to Wolf Road)
Wolf River, Langlade County, 4 miles away
      Class I-II - 8 miles long (Hollister Road to Langlade)
Whitewater Outfitter - Herb's Wolf River Rafting, Langlade County, 9 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Wolf River, Langlade County, 9 miles away
      Class II(III) - 9.8 miles long (Langlade to Gilmore's Mistake)
Wolf River, Langlade County, 10 miles away
      Class I-II - 10.4 miles long (Pearson to Highway 52)
Wolf River - West Branch, Menominee County, 14 miles away
      Class I-IV - 15 miles long (above Neopit millpond to Wolf River)
Whitewater Outfitter - River Forest Rafts, Langlade County, 15 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Wolf River, Langlade/Menominee County, 15 miles away
      Class II(III) - 5.9 miles long (Gilmore's Mistake to Otter Slide)
Whitewater Outfitter - River Forest Campgrounds, Langlade County, 16 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Red River, Shawano County, 18 miles away
      Class I-III(IV) - 7.75 miles long (River Road to Morgan Road)
 Ski Areas Near Wolf River:
Ski Brule, Michigan , 37 miles away, 500 foot drop, 11 lifts, 17 runs
Granite Peak, Wisconsin , 60 miles away, 700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 74 runs
Nordic Mountain, Wisconsin , 61 miles away, 265 foot drop, 6 lifts, 14 runs
Norway Mountain, Michigan , 72 miles away, 500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 17 runs
Hidden Valley, Wisconsin , 90 miles away, 200 foot drop, 3 lifts, 7 runs
Porcupine Mountain, Michigan , 93 miles away, 641 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
Indianhead, Michigan , 97 miles away, 638 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
Sunburst, Wisconsin , 98 miles away, 225 foot drop, 9 lifts, 10 runs
Cascade Mountain, Wisconsin , 98 miles away, 460 foot drop, 10 lifts, 35 runs
Blackjack, Michigan , 99 miles away, 465 foot drop, 6 lifts, 20 runs
 Hotels Near Wolf River:
BEST WESTERN Crandon Inn & Suites, Crandon , 13 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites ANTIGO, Antigo , 22 miles away
Americas Best Inn And Suites Antigo, Antigo , 22 miles away
Super 8 Antigo, Antigo , 22 miles away
BEST WESTERN Wittenberg Inn, Wittenberg , 30 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Wolf River:
Glacier Wilderness Campground, Elton, 7 miles away
Ada Lake Campground, Langlade County, 9 miles away
Jesse's wolf River Lodge, White Lake, 9 miles away
 Trails Near Wolf River:
Eds Lake Trail System, Forest , 10 miles away
Popple Ridge Snowmobile Trail, Langlade , 11 miles away
Popple Ridge Snowmobile Trail, Langlade , 15 miles away
 Public Lands Near Wolf River:
Nicolet National Forest, Wisconsin , 30 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Wolf River:
Quig's Maplewood Golf Course, Pickerel , 7 miles away
Black Bear Creek Discount Golf, Wabeno , 10 miles away
Nicolet Country Club, Laona , 17 miles away
 Lakes Near Wolf River
Arbutus Lake, Forest , 5 miles away
Upper Wapato Lake, Oconto , 13 miles away
Boulder Lake, Oconto , 16 miles away

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