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Wisconsin whitewater, Manitowoc River

Manitowoc county, Clark Mills to Mill Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-II     15.7 miles
It's a greaT span of water to kayak! Tons of rapids early in the year make for lots of action most of the 16 miles!

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 rivers in this state are less demanding. This section of Manitowoc River is 15.7 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class I-II section of whitewater. The Clark
    Mills to Mill Road section is one of a few paddling sections in this river system. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are not so many other good spots for that around here. The nearby hotels are a bit
away from the river, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. The put-in location is a short drive from Manitowoc, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. You can enjoy this section more if you take your time, so go ahead and pack your sleeping bag. The natural beauty of Wisconsin and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream make the trip  
here worthwhile. There's camping available near Manitowoc River.

Briefly about the general area:
If you're visiting Manitowoc River from Manitowoc, you won't be the only one, and the snow is splendid at Hidden Valley. The amount of rainfall that falls at Manitowoc River is close to the national average. The wettest month of the year is mostly June, that's the one that rains the most, and February meanwhile is the driest month. For the duration of the warmest time of the year at Manitowoc River temperatures are generally in the 80's. Summer night lows drop down to the 50's. The wintertime comes with highs in the 20's while the cold winter nights at Manitowoc River are in the 0's.

Manitowoc River, Clark Mills to Mill 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 Manitowoc River.
 Whitewater Near Manitowoc River:
Manitowoc River, Manitowoc County, 5 miles away
      Class I-II - 15.7 miles long (Clark Mills to Mill Road)
Devil's River, Manitowoc County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III - 3.9 miles long (Pleasant Road to Highway 147)
Neshota River, Manitowoc County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II - 3.5 miles long (Zander Road to Highway 147)
Sheboygan River, Sheboygan County, 18 miles away
      Class II-IV - 0.5 miles long (downtown Sheboygan Falls)
Bower Creek, Brown County, 19 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 4.3 miles long (Fonferek Falls to Highway V)
Baird Creek, Brown County, 22 miles away
      Class II+ - 0.6 miles long (Moon Valley Drive)
 Ski Areas Near Manitowoc River:
Hidden Valley, Wisconsin , 9 miles away, 200 foot drop, 3 lifts, 7 runs
Sunburst, Wisconsin , 42 miles away, 225 foot drop, 9 lifts, 10 runs
Little Switzerland, Wisconsin , 51 miles away, 200 foot drop, 7 lifts, 15 runs
Highlands of Olympia, Wisconsin , 69 miles away, 205 foot drop, 3 lifts, 5 runs
Alpine Valley, Wisconsin , 81 miles away, 388 foot drop, 14 lifts, 20 runs
Norway Mountain, Michigan , 84 miles away, 500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 17 runs
Wilmot mountain, Wisconsin , 84 miles away, 260 foot drop, 11 lifts, 25 runs
Grand Geneva, Wisconsin , 85 miles away, 211 foot drop, 5 lifts, 16 runs
Nordic Mountain, Wisconsin , 96 miles away, 265 foot drop, 6 lifts, 14 runs
 Marinas Near Manitowoc River:
Manitowoc Marina, Manitowoc , 9 miles away
Freis RV Marina, Two Rivers , 15 miles away
Seagull Marina, Two Rivers , 15 miles away
Harbor Center Marina, Sheboygan , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Manitowoc River:
Holiday Inn MANITOWOC, Manitowoc , 5 miles away
Quality Inn Manitowoc, Manitowoc , 6 miles away
AmericInn Manitowoc, Manitowoc , 6 miles away
Econo Lodge Manitowoc, Manitowoc , 9 miles away
Baymont Inn & Suites Manitowoc Lakefront, Manitowoc , 9 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Manitowoc River:
Manitowoc County Expo, Manitowoc, 5 miles away
Devil's River Campers Park, Maribel, 10 miles away
Village Inn on the Lake & Badger RV Park, Two Rivers, 13 miles away
 Public Lands Near Manitowoc River:
Kohler-Andrae State Park, Wisconsin , 22 miles away
Heritage Hill State Park, Wisconsin , 25 miles away
Harrington Beach State Park, Wisconsin , 30 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Manitowoc River:
Branch River Country Club, Reedsville , 2 miles away
Seven Lakes Golf Course, Reedsville , 2 miles away
Cnc Links, Manitowoc , 6 miles away
 Lakes Near Manitowoc River
Schisel Lake, Manitowoc , 2 miles away
Pigeon Lake, Manitowoc , 8 miles away
Engledinger Lake, Kewaunee , 14 miles away

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