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Wisconsin whitewater, Wolf River - West Branch

Menominee county, above Neopit millpond to Wolf River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-IV     15 miles
  Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Wisconsin is often easier than elsewhere, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that many of the rivers in this state are not very demanding. The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Appleton, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. The nature scenery of Wisconsin and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream attract people from near and far. Since you're
    on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way this area has a large number of paddling rivers. This section of Wolf River - West Branch in Menominee County is 15 miles long and has been determined
by American Whitewater to be a class I-IV section. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. There are so many sections to paddle in this river system, the above Neopit millpond to Wolf River section is just one of many. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. You can enjoy this stretch more if you take your  
time, so why not pack your sleeping bag too.

Briefly about the general area:
Going for a hike on the Popple Ridge Snowmobile Trail is always a pleasant adventure; Peavey Falls is an inspiring place to go to during your stay. At Wolf River - West Branch you always meet someone from Neopit. There are great places to explore along the Popple Ridge Snowmobile Trail. Through the warmest time of the year, highs mostly are in the 70's at Wolf River - West Branch. When the night sets in temperatures dip down into the 50's. High temperatures throughout the wintertime are normally in the 10's while the cold winter nights at Wolf River - West Branch are in the-10's.

Wolf River - West Branch, above Neopit millpond to Wolf River 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 - West Branch.
 Whitewater Near Wolf River - West Branch:
Red River, Shawano County, 6 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 4.3 miles long (Lower Red Lake Dam)
Wolf River - West Branch, Menominee County, 7 miles away
      Class I-IV - 15 miles long (above Neopit millpond to Wolf River)
Red River, Shawano County, 10 miles away
      Class I-III(IV) - 7.75 miles long (River Road to Morgan Road)
Whitewater Outfitter - River Forest Rafts, Langlade County, 10 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Wolf River, Langlade/Menominee County, 10 miles away
      Class II(III) - 5.9 miles long (Gilmore's Mistake to Otter Slide)
Wolf River, Menominee County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 5.7 miles long (Otter Slide to Big Smokey Falls)
Wolf River, Menominee County, 10 miles away
      Class I-III+ - 9.5 miles long (Five Islands to Keshena Falls)
Whitewater Outfitter - River Forest Campgrounds, Langlade County, 11 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Big Smokey Falls Rafting, Menominee County, 11 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Herb's Wolf River Rafting, Langlade County, 11 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Ski Areas Near Wolf River - West Branch:
Nordic Mountain, Wisconsin , 51 miles away, 265 foot drop, 6 lifts, 14 runs
Ski Brule, Michigan , 52 miles away, 500 foot drop, 11 lifts, 17 runs
Granite Peak, Wisconsin , 64 miles away, 700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 74 runs
Norway Mountain, Michigan , 73 miles away, 500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 17 runs
Hidden Valley, Wisconsin , 77 miles away, 200 foot drop, 3 lifts, 7 runs
Sunburst, Wisconsin , 81 miles away, 225 foot drop, 9 lifts, 10 runs
Little Switzerland, Wisconsin , 86 miles away, 200 foot drop, 7 lifts, 15 runs
Cascade Mountain, Wisconsin , 89 miles away, 460 foot drop, 10 lifts, 35 runs
Highlands of Olympia, Wisconsin , 94 miles away, 205 foot drop, 3 lifts, 5 runs
Devils Head, Wisconsin , 97 miles away, 500 foot drop, 16 lifts, 28 runs
 Hotels Near Wolf River - West Branch:
Boarders Inn Shawano, Shawano , 14 miles away
Super 8 Shawano, Shawano , 15 miles away
Shawano Four Seasons Resort, Shawano , 16 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites Shawano, Shawano , 16 miles away
Cobblestone Inn And Suites, Clintonville , 17 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Wolf River - West Branch:
Mohican North Star Recreational Vehicle Park, Bowler, 8 miles away
Menominee Reservation Campground, Menominee County, 10 miles away
Wolf River-Nicolet Forest Campground, White Lake, 10 miles away
 Trails Near Wolf River - West Branch:
Popple Ridge Snowmobile Trail, Langlade , 11 miles away
Popple Ridge Snowmobile Trail, Langlade , 15 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Wolf River - West Branch:
Clintonville Riverside Golf Course, Clintonville , 16 miles away
Shawano Lake Golf Club, Shawano , 17 miles away
Kastle Greens, Marion , 17 miles away
 Lakes Near Wolf River - West Branch
Beauprey Lake, Menominee , 11 miles away
Boulder Lake, Oconto , 12 miles away
Upper Wapato Lake, Oconto , 18 miles away

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