Put-in to Baraboo River at Wonewoc (state road 33 near state road FF) – seem to remember it was a city boat ramp. Paddled upstream 2.5 miles. On river 4pm, off 7pm Home 9pm
Left Madison at 2:00. On river at 4:00. Upstream approx 2.5 mi. Off river at 7:00.
Lots of maneuvering but OK. Tricky passage under County Rd FF bridge with riffles-stay west. Deb recalls quite a bit of dead-fall and being nervous about the return trip downstream and that we did OK but it would have been scarier if the water had been any higher.
The river was narrow and especially pretty at the point where we turned around. There were some nice sandstone cliff formations after halfway point. Especially pretty on the turn around so it was sad to end there.
We wrote this note: “tricky under bridge/ riffles – stay west”
Lots of heron, evidence of beaver. saw frog and bird with crown and also a large black bird.
521 csf. Median for this day 245 cfs
This trip is a segment of Baraboo River I in Paddling Southern Wisconsin