Took a break on a non-raining day on a not-flooded waterway in the summer of 2018. The Bark river flows through this lake. We got to see how the new damn turned out.
On this day we pushed as much as paddled Red Cedar Lake. Next time, don't wait until July to try it. A fun day. Lots and lots of frogs made us giggle!
We won a guided paddle trip on the Black River in the River Alliance Auction. Ken Schreiber worked for the DNR for many years and knows the Black River well and suggested that the Hall’s Creek to Black River Falls segment would
The banks are wooded and dotted with spectacular sandstone outcroppings. We would do this trip again, in the Dells boat off season and preferably on a weekday. It would be fun to try paddling upstream from the island into the Coldwater Canyon area.
Because the water level was lower than on previous paddles on this section, we had to pay attention to our route to avoid getting hung up on sandbars just below the surface. We meandered back and forth from one bank to the other several times which meant we got to see close-up the beautiful sandstone bluffs on
Our friends had never been to Turtle Creek so were happy to take us up on our offer to introduce them on a mostly-cloudy, mild mid-September Sunday.
Our first experience paddling Skokie Lagoons. We have much to learn about the area.