SUP on the Wisconsin River, WI

SUP on the Wisconsin River, WI

  • River Size: 12,280 sq. mi
  • River Length: 420 mi. 
  • Water Clarity: Low

Wisconsin River at sunset

The Wisconsin River is the state's longest river. It flows from Northern Wisconsin all the way down to Iowa. It passes through 26 cities, such as Eagle River, Wausau, Wisconsin Dells, and Boscobel. In the 1830’s, it was used to transport logs between saw mills.

I actually grew up in Wisconsin Rapids, so when I went home to visit my parents for the weekend, I went out on the river near Biron. I launch my board at friends house off his dock around sunset, I stayed closer to shore as there were a lot of boats out making waves. The water so warm and so was the air, it was perfect. There is a restaurant nearby called Anchor Bay that is on the water that had a band playing at the time I was out, so music filled the air. This was a nice change from my phone playing music.

Overall, it was a fun and beautiful paddle.

SUP on the Wisconsin River

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Todd & Laura Wilcox - May 30, 2018

We purchased our (2) Paddle boards at this year’s Chicago Boat Show and could not wait to get them! We had our first paddle on Clam Lake (connects to Torch Lake), in Michigan. We are more than pleased and are excited to see how many nautical miles we can put on them! Thank you guys!

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