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Wisconsin whitewater, Dickey Creek

Jackson county, to Bottom Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

  If you've been out of state whitewater rafting and kayaking you might find the rivers here more forgiving, so keep in mind that a lot of the rivers in this state are suitable for beginners. The starting point is not too far from La Crosse, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. The nature scenery of Wisconsin and the playfulness of the water beats anything. There are campgrounds quite near the
    river where you can camp. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. This is a pretty short section so it's not like you're gonna spend hours
on the river in one stretch. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of good spots for that around here. There are a few other stretches in this river system that can be paddled as well.

Briefly about the general area:
A delightful site like Black River State Forest near Dickey Creek is too great to leave out, and hiking along the Silver Mound Trail is wonderful fun. Dickey Creek is a location with many visitors
from Merrillan. Dickey Creek is a good location of common rain. Of all the months in a year September is the one with the most rain, and February is the month with the least moisture. For the duration of the summertime months highs here at Dickey Creek get into the 80's while nighttime lows are regularly in the 50's. During the winter highs are in the 10's with temperatures at Dickey Creek dipping down into the-10's through winter nights.

Dickey Creek, to Bottom Road 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 Dickey Creek.
 Whitewater Near Dickey Creek:
Dickey Creek, Jackson County, 1 miles away
      Class -blank- - 2 miles long (to Bottom Road)
Black River, Jackson County, 4 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 3.2 miles long (Hatfield Dam to Power Plant)
Morrison Creek, Jackson County, 5 miles away
      Class I-II - 5.3 miles long (South Cemetery Road to Bottom Road landing)
Halls Creek, Jackson County, 7 miles away
      Class I-II - 9.7 miles long (Trow Lake Dam to Black River)
Robinson Creek, Jackson County, 8 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 4.9 miles long (Kelly Road to W Pine Hill Road)
Black River, Clark County, 15 miles away
      Class I-III - 12.5 miles long (Neillsville to Lake Arbutus)
Black River, Clark County, 17 miles away
      Class I-II - 7.6 miles long (to Neillsville)
Black River - East Fork, Jackson/Clark County, 21 miles away
      Class II - 23.8 miles long (City Point to Black River Forest Campground)
Black River, Clark County, 24 miles away
      Class I-II - 10.5 miles long (Greenwood Park)
Eau Claire River, Eau Claire County, 25 miles away
      Class I-II - 7.9 miles long (Channey Rd)
 Ski Areas Near Dickey Creek:
Mount La Crosse, Wisconsin , 42 miles away, 516 foot drop, 4 lifts, 18 runs
Christmas Mountain, Wisconsin , 72 miles away, 250 foot drop, 3 lifts, 7 runs
Christie Mountain, Wisconsin , 72 miles away, 350 foot drop, 6 lifts, 23 runs
Granite Peak, Wisconsin , 79 miles away, 700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 74 runs
Devils Head, Wisconsin , 90 miles away, 500 foot drop, 16 lifts, 28 runs
Sundown Mountain, Iowa , 91 miles away, 475 foot drop, 7 lifts, 20 runs
Tyrol Basin, Wisconsin , 93 miles away, 300 foot drop, 6 lifts, 16 runs
Cascade Mountain, Wisconsin , 95 miles away, 460 foot drop, 10 lifts, 35 runs
 Hotels Near Dickey Creek:
AmericInn Black River Falls, Black River Falls , 5 miles away
Best Western Arrowhead Lodge & Suites, Black River Falls , 5 miles away
Comfort Inn & Suites Black River Falls, Black River Falls , 5 miles away
Days Inn Black River Falls, Black River Falls , 6 miles away
Super 8 Neillsville WI, Neillsville , 16 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Dickey Creek:
Wazee County Park, Black River Fls, 3 miles away
Wazee Lake Rec Area, Millston, 3 miles away
West Arbutus Campground, Merrillan, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Dickey Creek:
Silver Mound Trail, Jackson , 10 miles away
 Public Lands Near Dickey Creek:
Effigy Mounds National Monument, Harpers Ferry - IA , 63 miles away
Black River State Forest, Wisconsin , 9 miles away
Wildcat Mountain State Park, Wisconsin , 34 miles away
Mill Bluff State Park, Wisconsin , 36 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Dickey Creek:
Skyline Golf Club, Black River Falls , 8 miles away
Circle Hill Driving Range & Golf Course, Humbird , 13 miles away
Neillsville Country Club, Neillsville , 15 miles away
 Lakes Near Dickey Creek
North Flowage, Monroe , 12 miles away
Douglas Pond, Jackson , 20 miles away

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