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Wisconsin whitewater, Wolf River

Langlade county, Langlade to Gilmore's Mistake section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II(III)     9.8 miles
  The starting point is not too far from Appleton, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. The natural beauty of Wisconsin and the water flowing gracefully down Wolf River make the trip here worthwhile. If you've been out of state whitewater rafting and kayaking you might find the rivers here more forgiving, so don't forget that a lot of the rivers in this state are suitable for beginners. The
    campgrounds here at Wolf River are pretty good. The Langlade to Gilmore's Mistake section of Wolf River in Langlade County is 9.8 miles long and has been rated as a class II(III) section by American Whitewater. Whether you're
whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of good spots for that around here. There are plenty of other sections in this river system that can be paddled as well. Getting a good workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors will have you coming back for more. This stretch has has enough mileage, it's good length for a morning trip.

Briefly about the general area:
Don't leave Wolf River without first checking out The Ledge.
 
Take a hike on the Popple Ridge Snowmobile Trail, and don't leave Wolf River without first paying a visit to Heinz Springs. This river has it all. You'll meet a lot of people from White Lake here, and the beauty of mother nature reveals herself at Garfield Rapids. Have a great hiking adventure along the Popple Ridge Snowmobile Trail. Wolf River gets a normal amount of rain. September is when you get the most rain here, and the driest month of the year is February. Summertime highs at Wolf River ordinarily tend to be in the 70's, and during the night it cools down to the 50's. Daytime highs during the winter are in the 20's, and winter nights come with lows in the 0's to Wolf River.

Wolf River, Langlade to Gilmore's Mistake 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:
Whitewater Outfitter - River Forest Rafts, Langlade County, 3 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Wolf River, Langlade County, 3 miles away
      Class II(III) - 9.8 miles long (Langlade to Gilmore's Mistake)
Wolf River, Langlade/Menominee County, 3 miles away
      Class II(III) - 5.9 miles long (Gilmore's Mistake to Otter Slide)
Whitewater Outfitter - Herb's Wolf River Rafting, Langlade County, 3 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - River Forest Campgrounds, Langlade County, 3 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Wolf River, Menominee County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 5.7 miles long (Otter Slide to Big Smokey Falls)
Wolf River, Langlade County, 9 miles away
      Class I-II - 8 miles long (Hollister Road to Langlade)
Whitewater Outfitter - Big Smokey Falls Rafting, Menominee County, 10 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Wolf River, Menominee County, 10 miles away
      Class I-III+ - 9.5 miles long (Five Islands to Keshena Falls)
Wolf River, Langlade County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II - 3.2 miles long (Highway 52 to Wolf Road)
 Ski Areas Near Wolf River:
Ski Brule, Michigan , 43 miles away, 500 foot drop, 11 lifts, 17 runs
Nordic Mountain, Wisconsin , 60 miles away, 265 foot drop, 6 lifts, 14 runs
Norway Mountain, Michigan , 65 miles away, 500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 17 runs
Granite Peak, Wisconsin , 69 miles away, 700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 74 runs
Hidden Valley, Wisconsin , 78 miles away, 200 foot drop, 3 lifts, 7 runs
Sunburst, Wisconsin , 87 miles away, 225 foot drop, 9 lifts, 10 runs
Little Switzerland, Wisconsin , 93 miles away, 200 foot drop, 7 lifts, 15 runs
Cascade Mountain, Wisconsin , 98 miles away, 460 foot drop, 10 lifts, 35 runs
 Hotels Near Wolf River:
Super 8 Shawano, Shawano , 20 miles away
Shawano Four Seasons Resort, Shawano , 20 miles away
Boarders Inn Shawano, Shawano , 20 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites Shawano, Shawano , 20 miles away
BEST WESTERN Crandon Inn & Suites, Crandon , 24 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Wolf River:
Wolf River Nicolet Forest Center, White Lake, 1 miles away
Wolf River-Nicolet Forest Campground, White Lake, 2 miles away
Raft 'n Rest Campgrounds, White Lake, 3 miles away
 Trails Near Wolf River:
Popple Ridge Snowmobile Trail, Langlade , 3 miles away
Popple Ridge Snowmobile Trail, Langlade , 5 miles away
Eds Lake Trail System, Forest , 17 miles away
 Public Lands Near Wolf River:
Nicolet National Forest, Wisconsin , 38 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Wolf River:
Black Bear Creek Discount Golf, Wabeno , 15 miles away
McCauslin Brook Golf & Country Club, Lakewood , 16 miles away
Quig's Maplewood Golf Course, Pickerel , 19 miles away
 Lakes Near Wolf River
Boulder Lake, Oconto , 4 miles away
Upper Wapato Lake, Oconto , 7 miles away
Beauprey Lake, Menominee , 11 miles away

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