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Wisconsin River

Sauk City, WI
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Ranked #1 of 5 Attractions in Sauk City
Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Canoeing, Camping
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- Aug 4, 2014
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English first
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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88 reviews 88 reviews
29 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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81 reviews 81 reviews
24 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Top Contributor
163 reviews 163 reviews
65 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
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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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

The river is even fun when launching the boat in the slush!

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wisconsin
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

Lots of water sports available, beautiful area of the state.

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