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Wisconsin whitewater, Flambeau River - South Fork

Price county, Lugerville section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-II     9 miles
  The put-in location is a short drive from Eau Claire, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Wisconsin is often easier than elsewhere, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that the rivers in this state are less demanding. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. Getting
    a good workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors have people coming from far and near. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way in this general area you'll find lots of paddling rivers.
On this section you do get some distance, you can easily run it on an afternoon. This stretch of Flambeau River - South Fork in Price County is 9 miles long and is a class I-II section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. The scenic beauty of Wisconsin and the cool fresh water make the trip here worthwhile. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. There are plenty of other sections in this river system that  
can be paddled as well.

Briefly about the general area:
A journey to Niebauer Springs will fill your soul with fine feelings. When you're here at Flambeau River - South Fork it's always fun to explore Flambeau River State Forest. Flambeau River - South Fork gets a typical amount of yearly rainfall. The wettest month of the year is regularly August, that's the one that rains the most, and the driest of the months is February. Summertime highs at Flambeau River - South Fork commonly tend to be in the 70's. During the dark hours of summer temperatures descend down into the 50's.

Flambeau River - South Fork, Lugerville 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 Flambeau River - South Fork.
 Whitewater Near Flambeau River - South Fork:
Flambeau River - South Fork, Price County, 4 miles away
      Class II(III) - 10.4 miles long (to Skinner Creek Landing)
Flambeau River - South Fork, Price County, 4 miles away
      Class I-II - 9 miles long (Lugerville)
Flambeau River - South Fork, Price County, 9 miles away
      Class I-II - 7.3 miles long (Simon Road Landing)
Flambeau River - North Fork, Sawyer County, 14 miles away
      Class I-II - 13.5 miles long (Babbs Island to Hervas Camp Landing)
Jump River - South Fork, Price County, 17 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 2.7 miles long (Little Falls to Big Falls)
Chippewa River - East Fork, Ashland/Sawyer County, 18 miles away
      Class I-II - 14.2 miles long (Stockfarm Bridge to Blaisdell lake)
Chippewa River - East Fork, Ashland County, 18 miles away
      Class I-II - 21.6 miles long (Glidden to FR164)
Flambeau River, Rusk County, 20 miles away
      Class II - 5.3 miles long (Hervas Landing to Beaver Dam Landing)
Flambeau River - South Fork, Price County, 25 miles away
      Class I-II - 18.9 miles long (FR149 to Highway 70)
Bad River, Ashland County, 26 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 7.1 miles long (Cayuga to Foster Junction railroad bridge)
 Ski Areas Near Flambeau River - South Fork:
Whitecap Mountain, Wisconsin , 34 miles away, 400 foot drop, 8 lifts, 43 runs
Big Powderhorn Mountain, Michigan , 49 miles away, 600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 33 runs
Blackjack, Michigan , 53 miles away, 465 foot drop, 6 lifts, 20 runs
Indianhead, Michigan , 55 miles away, 638 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
Christie Mountain, Wisconsin , 58 miles away, 350 foot drop, 6 lifts, 23 runs
Granite Peak, Wisconsin , 72 miles away, 700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 74 runs
Porcupine Mountain, Michigan , 81 miles away, 641 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
Lutsen, Minnesota , 93 miles away, 1088 foot drop, 10 lifts, 92 runs
 Hotels Near Flambeau River - South Fork:
Super 8 Phillips, Phillips , 12 miles away
AmericInn Medford, Medford , 33 miles away
Boarders Inn And Suites Of Medford WI, Medford , 33 miles away
Ladysmith Motel And Suites, Ladysmith , 40 miles away
AmericInn Ladysmith, Ladysmith , 40 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Flambeau River - South Fork:
Soo Lake Resort, Phillips, 3 miles away
Archer's Trucking, Phillips, 8 miles away
Smith Lake County Park, Fifield, 9 miles away
 Public Lands Near Flambeau River - South Fork:
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Bayfield - WI , 55 miles away
Flambeau River State Forest, Wisconsin , 13 miles away
Island Lake, Michigan , 31 miles away
Copper Falls State Park, Wisconsin , 31 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Flambeau River - South Fork:
Westwood Golf Club, Phillips , 9 miles away
Park Falls Country Club, Park Falls , 13 miles away

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