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Wisconsin whitewater, Pike River

Marinette county, Highway 141 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II     6.1 miles
  This section of Pike River in Wisconsin is 6.1 miles long and is a class II section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. The wonderful Marinette County scenery and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water have people coming here. The put-in is not too far from Marinette, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. There are so many stretches to paddle in this river system, the Highway 141 stretch is just one
    of many. This section is long enough to enjoy a good non stop paddle, it's perfect for a one day trip. There's camping available near Pike River. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but
do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Wisconsin are often easier than in other states, so don't forget that many of the rivers in this state are not very demanding. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a large number of paddling spots. A good workout and just hanging out with mother nature have people coming from far and near.

about the general area:
This is a popular spot for folks from Amberg. High temperatures at Pike River during the warm days of summer are in the 80's while overnight lows are ordinarily in the 50's. High temperatures throughout the winter are normally in the 20's, and overnight lows during the wintertime for Pike River tend to be in the 0's. Pike River gets a common amount of rainfall. Throughout the month of September you get the most rain around here; the driest of the months is February.

Pike River, Highway 141 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 Pike River.
 Whitewater Near Pike River:
Pike River, Marinette County, 3 miles away
      Class II - 6.1 miles long (Highway 141)
Pike River, Marinette County, 3 miles away
      Class II-III - 3.4 miles long (to Barker Road)
Pemebonwon - South Branch, Marinette County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 2.6 miles long (Pembine to Kremlin Road)
Pike River - South Branch, Marinette County, 8 miles away
      Class II-IV - 4.7 miles long (Mathias Lake Road to Dave's Falls)
Whitewater Outfitter - Argosy Adventures Rafting, Marinette County, 9 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Pemebonwon - North Branch, Marinette County, 10 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1.4 miles long (Smalley Falls to Long Slide Falls)
Menominee River, Marinette County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III - 0.3 miles long (Quiver Falls)
Whitewater Outfitter - Kosirs Rapid Rafts, Marinette County, 12 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Menominee River, Marinette / Menominee County, 13 miles away
      Class IV - 0.2 miles long (Pemene Falls)
Pike River - North Branch, Marinette County, 13 miles away
      Class II-IV - 3.2 miles long (Twin Lake Road to Eight Foot Falls)
 Ski Areas Near Pike River:
Norway Mountain, Michigan , 15 miles away, 500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 17 runs
Ski Brule, Michigan , 58 miles away, 500 foot drop, 11 lifts, 17 runs
Hidden Valley, Wisconsin , 61 miles away, 200 foot drop, 3 lifts, 7 runs
Marquette, Michigan , 61 miles away, 600 foot drop, 4 lifts, 25 runs
Gladstone Ski Park, Michigan , 66 miles away, 200 foot drop, 5 lifts, 6 runs
Sunburst, Wisconsin , 99 miles away, 225 foot drop, 9 lifts, 10 runs
 Hotels Near Pike River:
Days Inn Iron Mountain, Iron Mountain , 16 miles away
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Iron Mountain, MI, Iron Mountain , 17 miles away
Econo Lodge Iron Mountain, Iron Mountain , 17 miles away
Country Hearth Inn Iron Mountain, Iron Mountain , 17 miles away
Comfort Inn Iron Mountain, Iron Mountain , 18 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Pike River:
Amberg Campgrounds and Bar, Amberg, 4 miles away
Evergreen City Park, Wausaukee, 6 miles away
Tranquil Vista Campgrounds, Pembine, 8 miles away
 Public Lands Near Pike River:
Copper Culture State Park, Wisconsin , 30 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Pike River:
Green Acres Golf Course, Pembine , 7 miles away
Four Seasons Club, Pembine , 8 miles away
Indian Hills Golf Course, Stephenson , 12 miles away
 Lakes Near Pike River
Lake Noquebay, Marinette , 12 miles away
Mary Lake, Dickinson , 15 miles away
Pine Creek Lake, Dickinson , 16 miles away

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