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Wisconsin whitewater, Devil's River

Manitowoc county, Pleasant Road to Highway 147 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II-III     3.9 miles
  The starting location is a reasonable drive from Manitowoc, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. The scenic beauty of Wisconsin and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream make the trip here worthwhile. This section of Devil's River is 3.9 miles long and is a class II-III section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. The average Wisconsin whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends
    to be easier to run than those in other states, so if you're not from around here don't forget that the rivers in this state are less demanding. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way around
here you won't find a large number of other places. There's camping available near Devil's River. Getting some good exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors are great reasons to come. The Pleasant Road to Highway 147 stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system. This is a short paddling stretch so better bring some good walking shoes.

Briefly about the general area:
The best way to spend a winter day
is on the slopes of close by Hidden Valley, and at Devil's River you always meet someone from Maribel. Summertime highs at Devil's River commonly tend to be in the 80's. Throughout the moonlight hours it's regularly in the 50's. The wintertime comes with highs in the 20's with winter lows in the 0's overnight here at Devil's River. From a rainfall point of view Devil's River is a pretty normal place. Most of the rain falls throughout June, and the driest of the months is February.

Devil's River, Pleasant Road to Highway 147 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 Devil's River.
 Whitewater Near Devil's River:
Devil's River, Manitowoc County, 1 miles away
      Class II-III - 3.9 miles long (Pleasant Road to Highway 147)
Neshota River, Manitowoc County, 2 miles away
      Class I-II - 3.5 miles long (Zander Road to Highway 147)
Manitowoc River, Manitowoc County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II - 15.7 miles long (Clark Mills to Mill Road)
Bower Creek, Brown County, 13 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 4.3 miles long (Fonferek Falls to Highway V)
Baird Creek, Brown County, 15 miles away
      Class II+ - 0.6 miles long (Moon Valley Drive)
Sheboygan River, Sheboygan County, 28 miles away
      Class II-IV - 0.5 miles long (downtown Sheboygan Falls)
 Ski Areas Near Devil's River:
Hidden Valley, Wisconsin , 1 miles away, 200 foot drop, 3 lifts, 7 runs
Sunburst, Wisconsin , 50 miles away, 225 foot drop, 9 lifts, 10 runs
Little Switzerland, Wisconsin , 58 miles away, 200 foot drop, 7 lifts, 15 runs
Norway Mountain, Michigan , 75 miles away, 500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 17 runs
Highlands of Olympia, Wisconsin , 77 miles away, 205 foot drop, 3 lifts, 5 runs
Alpine Valley, Wisconsin , 89 miles away, 388 foot drop, 14 lifts, 20 runs
Wilmot mountain, Wisconsin , 93 miles away, 260 foot drop, 11 lifts, 25 runs
Grand Geneva, Wisconsin , 93 miles away, 211 foot drop, 5 lifts, 16 runs
Gladstone Ski Park, Michigan , 95 miles away, 200 foot drop, 5 lifts, 6 runs
Nordic Mountain, Wisconsin , 97 miles away, 265 foot drop, 6 lifts, 14 runs
 Marinas Near Devil's River:
Manitowoc Marina, Manitowoc , 13 miles away
Freis RV Marina, Two Rivers , 16 miles away
Seagull Marina, Two Rivers , 16 miles away
South Bay Marina, Green Bay , 19 miles away
Allouez Yacht Harbor, Green Bay , 20 miles away
 Hotels Near Devil's River:
Fox Hills Resort, Mishicot , 9 miles away
Holiday Inn MANITOWOC, Manitowoc , 11 miles away
Quality Inn Manitowoc, Manitowoc , 12 miles away
AmericInn Manitowoc, Manitowoc , 13 miles away
Econo Lodge Manitowoc, Manitowoc , 13 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Devil's River:
Devil's River Campers Park, Maribel, 0 miles away
Shady Acres Campsites, Denmark, 8 miles away
Manitowoc County Expo, Manitowoc, 11 miles away
 Public Lands Near Devil's River:
Heritage Hill State Park, Wisconsin , 20 miles away
Kohler-Andrae State Park, Wisconsin , 31 miles away
Copper Culture State Park, Wisconsin , 31 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Devil's River:
Branch River Country Club, Reedsville , 8 miles away
Cnc Links, Manitowoc , 8 miles away
Twin Oaks Golf Course, Denmark , 9 miles away
 Lakes Near Devil's River
Engledinger Lake, Kewaunee , 5 miles away
Schisel Lake, Manitowoc , 9 miles away
Pigeon Lake, Manitowoc , 17 miles away

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