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Wisconsin whitewater, Peshtigo River

Forest Marinette county, FS2134 to Goodman Park Rd section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-II+(III)     6.1 miles
  The scenic beauty of Forest/Marinette County and the water flowing gracefully down Peshtigo River are reasons enough to come here and paddle. If you're coming from Iron Mountain it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but you'd better reserve in advance because
    these hotels fill up quick. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside this state you might find the rivers here a bit more forgiving, so don't forget that a large number of rivers in this state are quite easy.
The FS2134 to Goodman Park Rd stretch of Peshtigo River is 6.1 miles long and is a class I-II+(III) section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way around here you'll find a large number of good rivers. This river system is full of great paddling sections, the FS2134 to Goodman Park  
Rd section is just one of them. Getting your paddling muscles activated and a chance to spend some time outdoors are great attractions for lots of people.

Briefly about the general area:
At Peshtigo River you always meet someone from Armstrong Creek, and nearby you locate the Dendro Eco Trail which is a good hiking trail. Peshtigo River gets a typical amount of yearly precipitation. The month with most of the rain is September, and the driest of the months is February. Summer at Peshtigo River arrives with high temperatures in the 70's, and the overnight is somewhat chillier of course, regularly in the 50's.

Peshtigo River, FS2134 to Goodman Park Rd 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 Peshtigo River.
 Whitewater Near Peshtigo River:
Peshtigo River, Forest/Marinette County, 2 miles away
      Class I-II+(III) - 6.1 miles long (FS2134 to Goodman Park Rd)
Peshtigo River, Marinette County, 5 miles away
      Class I-II+(IV) - 2.7 miles long (Benson Lake Road to Goodman Park)
Rat River, Marinette County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 3.3 miles long (Partridge Lane to Harper Road)
Peshtigo River, Marinette County, 9 miles away
      Class I-II - 8.9 miles long (Goodman Park to Otter Creek)
Peshtigo River, Forest County, 10 miles away
      Class I-II - 8.9 miles long (FS 2131 to FS 2134)
Peshtigo River, Marinette County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 5.1 miles long (Otter Creek)
Popple River, Florence County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 11.2 miles long (Morgan Lake Road to Pine River)
Whitewater Outfitter - Wildman Whitewater Ranch, Marinette County, 12 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Oconto River - North Branch, Oconto County, 14 miles away
      Class II - 7 miles long (Tar Dam Rd)
Popple River, Florence County, 15 miles away
      Class I-II - 10.2 miles long (Twin River Road to Morgan Lake Road)
 Ski Areas Near Peshtigo River:
Ski Brule, Michigan , 29 miles away, 500 foot drop, 11 lifts, 17 runs
Norway Mountain, Michigan , 43 miles away, 500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 17 runs
Hidden Valley, Wisconsin , 78 miles away, 200 foot drop, 3 lifts, 7 runs
Nordic Mountain, Wisconsin , 84 miles away, 265 foot drop, 6 lifts, 14 runs
Marquette, Michigan , 86 miles away, 600 foot drop, 4 lifts, 25 runs
Granite Peak, Wisconsin , 89 miles away, 700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 74 runs
 Hotels Near Peshtigo River:
AmericInn Iron River, Iron River , 29 miles away
Best Western Crandon Inn & Suites, Crandon , 29 miles away
Country Hearth Inn Iron Mountain, Iron Mountain , 31 miles away
Econo Lodge Iron Mountain, Iron Mountain , 32 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites IRON MOUNTAIN, Iron Mountain , 32 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Peshtigo River:
Burnt Bridge Campground, Forest County, 2 miles away
Bear Lake Campground, Forest County, 5 miles away
Mountain Jeds Campgrounds, Athelstane, 6 miles away
 Trails Near Peshtigo River:
Dendro Eco Trail, Forest , 9 miles away
Lauterman Trail, Florence , 19 miles away
 Public Lands Near Peshtigo River:
Bewabic State Park, Michigan , 27 miles away
Nicolet National Forest, Wisconsin , 32 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Peshtigo River:
McCauslin Brook Golf & Country Club, Lakewood , 12 miles away
Nicolet Country Club, Laona , 16 miles away
 Lakes Near Peshtigo River
Little Bear Lake, Oconto , 11 miles away
Upper Wapato Lake, Oconto , 18 miles away
Chute Pond, Oconto , 20 miles away

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