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Address: , Sauk City, WI
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Activities: Canoeing, Camping

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Canoeing Paradise

Try to do a multi-day canoe trip and camp on the riverbanks. We put in near Sauk City and pulled out at Spring Green. Saw only a few other canoes the entire time. The riverbanks... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
Kimberly J
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Try to do a multi-day canoe trip and camp on the riverbanks. We put in near Sauk City and pulled out at Spring Green. Saw only a few other canoes the entire time. The riverbanks were all natural forest... you felt like you were the only person around for miles!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Fishing, fishing, fishing and sight seeing. Islands to party on. People watching at beach parties. Eagle watching. Serenity puts your rider in the mood.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We rented a canoe and two interludes so that we could float down the river, with 3 younger boys. Due to an approaching storm things got a little scary. It became so windy the tubes would not float very easy. We planned to picnic on the eagle island, which is the only approved resting place on the two mile stretch.... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We went to Sauk City area for the reported eagle watching in the area. As the river freezes, access to fish gets more limited and the eagles will congregate on the 1-2 mile stretch below the dam. January to February are the best times if the ice is built up and is also their mating period, so the acrobatics might... More 

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Madison, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Canoe, hike, fish; it's all here on the beautiful Wisconsin River. Lots of gorgeous solitude and sandbars!

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

My gandparents had a cottage on the Wisconsin river (specifically the Lake Wisconsin area. It is where my gandfather taught me how to swim & fish and form the man I am today. I go back and see friends I made decades ago and now our families have grown with the Wisconsin River. They come back and allow me to... More 

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New Lenox, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We rented canoes from Blackhawk River Runs in Mazomania and paddled downstream to camp on a sandy island four hours later. Loved that spot: the Milky Way, no mosquitos, fish jumping, quiet. The next day we floated and paddled all day, stopping at Bob's Resort for lunch. Lots of people fishing, kayaking, sunbathing. We camped 24 miles downstream on a... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Be careful with the current. A great place to hang with the family for the day. Many people rent tubes or boats to go down the river

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I grew up on the Wisconsin River. Fishing, camping, Eagle and wildlife watching, you have it all. Very beautiful late winter.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012 via mobile

Great location. Lots to see and do. Head to Sauk City Harley and ask how to get to Leland and the Schellter. Best fish and breed anywhere

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