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Wisconsin whitewater, Embarrass River - North Branch

Shawano county, Leopolis dam to Branch Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-II(III)     1.6 miles
  If you're coming from Oshkosh-Neenah it's not a long drive at all to the starting location, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. The Leopolis dam to Branch Road section of Embarrass River - North Branch in Wisconsin is 1.6 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class I-II(III) section. The nature scenery of Wisconsin and the cool fresh water are reasons enough to
    come here and paddle. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside this state you might find the rivers here a bit more forgiving, so keep in mind that the rivers in this state are less demanding. Since you're
on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way in this general area you'll find lots of paddling places. This stretch is short so it's not like you're gonna spend hours on the river in one stretch. 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. A good workout and spending some quality time in nature will have you  
coming back for more. This is not the only paddling section in this river system, there are others too. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby.

Briefly about the general area:
Embarrass River - North Branch is a place with many visitors from Leopolis. Embarrass River - North Branch gets a common amount of rain. September is the wettest month with most rain, and January is the month with the least moisture. Throughout the summer months highs here at Embarrass River - North Branch get into the 70's. For the period of the moonlight hours it's regularly in the 50's. During the winter highs are in the 20's with winter lows in the-10's overnight here at Embarrass River - North Branch.

Embarrass River - North Branch, Leopolis dam to Branch 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 Embarrass River - North Branch.
 Whitewater Near Embarrass River - North Branch:
Embarrass River - North Branch, Shawano County, 1 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 1.6 miles long (Leopolis dam to Branch Road)
Embarrass River, Shawano County, 1 miles away
      Class III - 0.5 miles long (Hayman Falls)
Red River, Shawano County, 7 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 4.3 miles long (Lower Red Lake Dam)
Red River, Shawano County, 9 miles away
      Class I-III(IV) - 7.75 miles long (River Road to Morgan Road)
Wolf River - West Branch, Menominee County, 12 miles away
      Class I-IV - 15 miles long (above Neopit millpond to Wolf River)
Embarrass River - South Branch, Shawano County, 15 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.4 miles long (Tigerton Dells)
Wolf River, Menominee County, 20 miles away
      Class I-III+ - 9.5 miles long (Five Islands to Keshena Falls)
Whitewater Outfitter - Big Smokey Falls Rafting, Menominee County, 20 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Wolf River, Menominee County, 21 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 5.7 miles long (Otter Slide to Big Smokey Falls)
Little Wolf River, Waupaca County, 21 miles away
      Class II(IV) - 7.39 miles long (Mud Lake Road)
 Ski Areas Near Embarrass River - North Branch:
Nordic Mountain, Wisconsin , 39 miles away, 265 foot drop, 6 lifts, 14 runs
Granite Peak, Wisconsin , 59 miles away, 700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 74 runs
Ski Brule, Michigan , 63 miles away, 500 foot drop, 11 lifts, 17 runs
Sunburst, Wisconsin , 75 miles away, 225 foot drop, 9 lifts, 10 runs
Cascade Mountain, Wisconsin , 77 miles away, 460 foot drop, 10 lifts, 35 runs
Hidden Valley, Wisconsin , 79 miles away, 200 foot drop, 3 lifts, 7 runs
Little Switzerland, Wisconsin , 80 miles away, 200 foot drop, 7 lifts, 15 runs
Norway Mountain, Michigan , 84 miles away, 500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 17 runs
Devils Head, Wisconsin , 85 miles away, 500 foot drop, 16 lifts, 28 runs
Highlands of Olympia, Wisconsin , 86 miles away, 205 foot drop, 3 lifts, 5 runs
 Hotels Near Embarrass River - North Branch:
Cobblestone Inn And Suites Of Clintonville WI, Clintonville , 8 miles away
Boarders Inn And Suites Of Shawano WI, Shawano , 16 miles away
Super 8 Shawano, Shawano , 18 miles away
AmericInn New London, New London , 18 miles away
Shawano Four Seasons Resort, Shawano , 19 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Embarrass River - North Branch:
Pine Grove Campground, LLC, Shawano, 3 miles away
Tilleda Falls Campground, Tilleda, 5 miles away
Mohican North Star Recreational Vehicle Park, Bowler, 6 miles away
 Public Lands Near Embarrass River - North Branch:
Hartman Creek State Park, Wisconsin , 33 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Embarrass River - North Branch:
Kastle Greens, Marion , 6 miles away
Clintonville Riverside Golf Course, Clintonville , 8 miles away
Glen Cairn Golf Course, Ogdensburg , 14 miles away

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