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Wisconsin whitewater, Bower Creek

Brown county, Fonferek Falls to Highway V section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II-III(IV)     4.3 miles
  The nature scenery of Brown County and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water make the trip here worthwhile. This section of Bower Creek in Wisconsin is 4.3 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class II-III(IV) section. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in Wisconsin tend to be more forgiving than the national average, so you'd better keep in mind that a large number of rivers in this state are quite easy. The starting
    location is a reasonable drive from Green Bay, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some
kayaking, either way this is an area with not too many other places for that. This stretch has has enough mileage, suitable for an afternoon trip. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just being out on the river for a while are great reasons to come. If you'll be staying in a hotel you're in luck, lodging is available very near the river, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set.

Briefly about the general area:
A trip to Bower Creek wouldn’t be complete without a tour to nearby Heritage Hill State Park, and you'll probably meet some folks from De Pere here. Bower Creek is a good spot of common rainfall. August is when you get the most rain here while February is typically the driest month. For the period of the warm days of summer here at Bower Creek, high temperatures ordinarily get into the 80's, and through the night it cools down to the 50's. Throughout the winter highs are in the 20's, and night lows in the 0's for Bower Creek.

Bower Creek, Fonferek Falls to Highway V road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Bower Creek.
 Whitewater Near Bower Creek:
Bower Creek, Brown County, 1 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 4.3 miles long (Fonferek Falls to Highway V)
Baird Creek, Brown County, 3 miles away
      Class II+ - 0.6 miles long (Moon Valley Drive)
Devil's River, Manitowoc County, 13 miles away
      Class II-III - 3.9 miles long (Pleasant Road to Highway 147)
Neshota River, Manitowoc County, 15 miles away
      Class I-II - 3.5 miles long (Zander Road to Highway 147)
Manitowoc River, Manitowoc County, 18 miles away
      Class I-II - 15.7 miles long (Clark Mills to Mill Road)
Fox River, Outagamie County, 23 miles away
      Class I-III(IV) - 1.5 miles long (1000 Islands)
 Ski Areas Near Bower Creek:
Hidden Valley, Wisconsin , 16 miles away, 200 foot drop, 3 lifts, 7 runs
Sunburst, Wisconsin , 50 miles away, 225 foot drop, 9 lifts, 10 runs
Little Switzerland, Wisconsin , 59 miles away, 200 foot drop, 7 lifts, 15 runs
Norway Mountain, Michigan , 67 miles away, 500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 17 runs
Highlands of Olympia, Wisconsin , 76 miles away, 205 foot drop, 3 lifts, 5 runs
Nordic Mountain, Wisconsin , 86 miles away, 265 foot drop, 6 lifts, 14 runs
Alpine Valley, Wisconsin , 90 miles away, 388 foot drop, 14 lifts, 20 runs
Ski Brule, Michigan , 94 miles away, 500 foot drop, 11 lifts, 17 runs
Grand Geneva, Wisconsin , 95 miles away, 211 foot drop, 5 lifts, 16 runs
Gladstone Ski Park, Michigan , 96 miles away, 200 foot drop, 5 lifts, 6 runs
 Marinas Near Bower Creek:
South Bay Marina, Green Bay , 5 miles away
Allouez Yacht Harbor, Green Bay , 5 miles away
Riverplace Marina & Yacht, Green Bay , 7 miles away
Windjammer's Sailing Club, Suamico , 11 miles away
 Hotels Near Bower Creek:
AmericInn Green Bay East, Green Bay , 2 miles away
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Green Bay East, WI, Green Bay , 3 miles away
Super 8 Green Bay I-43 Bus. Park, Green Bay , 3 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites GREEN BAY EAST, Green Bay , 3 miles away
Days Inn & Suites Green Bay WI., Green Bay , 5 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Bower Creek:
Shady Acres Campsites, Denmark, 7 miles away
Brown County Fairgrounds, De Pere, 8 miles away
Devil's River Campers Park, Maribel, 14 miles away
 Public Lands Near Bower Creek:
Heritage Hill State Park, Wisconsin , 6 miles away
Copper Culture State Park, Wisconsin , 23 miles away
High Cliff State Park, Wisconsin , 27 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Bower Creek:
Green Bay Country Club, Green Bay , 1 miles away
Ledgeview Golf Course, De Pere , 3 miles away
Woods Golf Club, Green Bay , 4 miles away
 Lakes Near Bower Creek
Engledinger Lake, Kewaunee , 17 miles away
Schisel Lake, Manitowoc , 18 miles away

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