6.6.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 11.21.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 4.28.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Darlington to Red Rock, Pecatonica River I 8.17.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Goodrich to County Road A, Billings Creek 8.14.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ County Road EE to Oxford, Nippersink Creek offers water sports services from gear rentals to river tours. Bowers Road to State Road 120, Sugar Creek I The trail spans around 80 miles total, and there are many spots to enter and exit the river. 5.7.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Put in at 3rd bridge South of Fort Atkinson (Southwest of Festina, Iowa approx. Ideally, however, we’d have a canoe and either take an ambitious swing for the entire 25-ish miles in one day or, better still, primitive camp on one of the many islands along the way. Dragging a canoe is no fun. Watertown to Johnson Creek, Rock River III Highway 13 to Lake Superior, Bois Brule River III Busseyville to Lake Koshkonong, Koshkonong Creek III Millhome to Johnsonville, Sheboygan River III 7.20.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Seeley Lake to Hatchery Road, Sheboygan River VI Colored Sands Forest Preserve to North Meridian Road, Sugar River: West Branch Dragging a canoe is no fun. County Road M to Cedarburg, Cherokee Marsh County Road A to County Road V, Onion River I 5.18.14 | ☆ ☆ Platte Road to Big Platte Road, Platte River II Lake Ludden to S. Oak Park Road, Pecatonica River: Mineral Point Branch I Canoe & Kayak Rental. Smaller creek with some rapids (Class 1-2). 9.3.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ I have no idea where we put in. 5.11.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 7.27.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ The bluffs are lovely and continuous – at no point, ever, is this trip flat. Cooler tube. Lee Road to Veterans Memorial Park, Spring Creek I While not a dedicated landing, it’s very accessible and fairly established, as it’s primarily used for the take-out on paddling trips down Whitewater Creek. 8.22-8.24.08 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 4.16.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Veterans Memorial County Park to La Crosse, La Crosse River II Veterans Memorial Park to Windsor Road, Yahara River III We also have three cabins for rent. Sugar Island Road to Atkins-Olson Memorial Park, Bark River V 5.13.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 6.21.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Lyndon Station to Wisconsin Dells, Prairie Du Sac to The Mississippi River 4.3.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Blue Heron Island, Wisconsin River XVI A long stretch of water that is eminently pleasant, this trip has the look and feel of a wild setting, despite its Iowan/agrarian surroundings. is the place to be! 7.27.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 7.4-7.5.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Maquoketa River Rental. The stretch of river from just below the Mon-Maq dam to Iowa Highway 136 is one of Iowa's most popular canoe trips. I remember the river being wider and deeper and less fun than the trips listed above. Dundee to Mauthe Lake, Milwaukee River: East Branch II Madison, Wisconsin, Lake Michigan: Horseshoe Island 12.13.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 11.10.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Luke’s Heights Lane to Big Falls County Park, Kewaunee River 7.14.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 7.3.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ County Road A to Platte Road, Platte River IV In its headwaters, the Maquoketa is a coldwater trout stream contain a trout fishery upstream of the lake at Backbone State Park. The Maquoketa River is a tributary of the Mississippi River, approximately 150 miles (240 km) long, in northeastern Iowa in the United States. 4.11.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 4.11.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Back in Boy Scouts we made an annual canoe trip that ended at Maquoketa Caves State Park. Sunrise Road to Old Stone Road, Badfish Creek V The access here is excellent; take out on river-left on the upstream side of the stately structure. Sister Bay to Garret Bay, Lake Michigan: Cave Point County Park Lemonweir to Cliff House Road, Little Platte River III Woodford to Highway 11, Pecatonica River: East Branch IV 6.24.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ The dam at Delhi has a vehicle access road to a boat ramp on the north side of the dam. Support conservation in Iowa by buying a natural resource plate for your vehicle. 9.14.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 4.17.16 | ☆ ☆ in Canoe/Kayak Trips. If you are mainly interested in canoeing and kayaking a river environment, it is recommended you take out at Bailey’s Ford and begin a new float trip starting at the Maquoketa River Access near Delhi. 10.10.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 8.15.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Maxon Road to Streit Road, Platte River Overview Shop: 563-673-4184 Address. 4.11.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Fits up to a 50 quart cooler. A great time was had by all. Skill Level: Beginner Port Washington to Grafton, Lake Michigan: Ellison Bay River Falls to Kinnickinnic State Park, Kinnickinnic River I Just above the Quaker Mill dam, located between Lindsey Bridge and Tirrill Park, there was a breach in the levy which is passable by water craft or a short portage on the south bank. 6.7.14 | ☆ County Road E to County Road A, Platte River V Milford to Jefferson, Crawfish River: North Branch 9.11.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ River Avenue to Riviera Avenue, Black River III PLEASE NOTE: We are no longer renting canoes, kayaks and tubes. 8.5.17 + 8.22.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ and toddled through the brush and brambles back to mom. Grandfather Dam to Lokemoen Road, Wisconsin River IX Your pick up point is located below the dam on your right bank west of the town of Maquoketa, so you will have to reenter the water to cross over. 5.27.15 | ☆ ☆ 6.29.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 5.30.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 9.29.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Koepp Park to Bluemound Road, Pigeon River Loy Road to Highway 23, Mill Creek (Portage) Sparta to Bangor, Lake Columbia Skip navigation ... Long Lake to Cox Lake Canoe Route - Duration: 4:54. Menomonie to Downsville, Robinson Creek II And while there’s hardly anything in between, the bridges at both the put-in and take-out make for excellent accesses. Fish Creek, Wisconsin, Lake Michigan: Port Washington 9.6.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 9.23.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 4.19.16 | ☆ ☆ 7.19.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 7.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ White Crossing Road to Valley Road, Sugar River X County Road U to Chaffie Hollow Road, Grant River I The put-in at Highway D61 is on the downstream side of the bridge, river-right. Eagle, Wisconsin, Lusk Creek South Avenue to Dellwood, Devil’s Lake The Maquoketa River Water Trail is one of the best places to go kayaking or canoeing in Iowa. Our Guide to the Crystal River, Crystal River III It's rich with untouched nature and the beauty of an Iowan landscape. Rockton to La Farge, Kickapoo River I Author Hoogeveen describes this trip thusly: “Paddlers come here looking for wildness and inaccessibility.” We’d say that’s exactly right in terms of what the river here offers. 5.31.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 2.27.18 + 5.4.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 6.13.13 | ☆ ☆ Arena to Gotham, Wisconsin River II Small river initially until we reached El Dorado where the Little Turkey empties into the Turkey River; mostly rock and sand bottom; very, very few sandbars along the way. Elder Lane to Twin Lake Road, Maunesha River I Email. Lone Rock to Muscoda, Wisconsin River IV 8.3.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ County Road JJ to County Road S, Maquoketa River: North Fork Take-Out: It begins below the dam in the town of Cascade and wraps up at the Ozark Bridge at 21stStreet. Token Creek County Park to Cherokee Park, Tomorrow-Waupaca River Overview As for that aforementioned bridge, the guidebook states that the access at the Ozark Bridge/21stAvenue is directly beneath the bridge, on river-right, where there’s a makeshift trail back up to the road. Highway 23 to Lake Winnebago, Fox River III Willard Road to Grand Avenue, Black River IV “ This outfitter has canoes, kayaks, and tubes available for up to 6 hour floats on an approximately 3.5 mile stretch of the Maquoketa River. 48 inch heavy duty dual chamber yellow river tube Note: We dont allow any sort of tube or inflatable brought in Approximate float time: 5-6 hours depending on water levels . Highway 139 to Chipmunk Rapids Campground, Pine River (Lincoln) The buxom boulders are more pronounced, the rock outcrops in the bluffs less bashful. Newburg to Fredonia, Milwaukee River: East Branch III Bois Brule Landing to Copper Range Landing, Bois Brule River I 9.30.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Manawa to County Road X, Lulu Lake Fall River to Columbus-Fall River Road, Crystal River Overview Sweet-Allyn Park to Dickop Street, Upper Iowa River II Kelly Road to West Pine Hill Road, Robinson Creek I Anything above 200-250 cfs will provide sufficient depth without scraping. 3.27.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Our Guide to the Lower Wisconsin Riverway, Wisconsin River XIX Located right on the banks of the Maquoketa River, Lakehurst Riverside Campground is veteran-owned and family-friendly. Prairie Du Sac to Wyalusing Landing, Wisconsin River XV Coon Hollow Road to Ellenboro, Platte River VI Spring Valley to 770th Avenue, Embarrass River County Road J to Lake Michigan, Pine River III (Florence): "The Oxbow" Highway W Landing to Flambeau Lodge Landing, Flambeau River: North Fork II East 18th Road to Highway 71, Crawfish River III 6.8.15 & 6.10.15 | ☆ ☆ North Andover to Highway 81, Red River Monmouth Ia 52309. also when you are trying to find my place you will have to slow way down coming down the … 10.23.20 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Boscobel to Wyalusing State Park, Wolf River V 5.18.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ That is the Canton park own by the state DNR. Fritz Road to County Road PB, Token Creek II 8.22.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Cell: 563-495-7241. Walking Iron Park to Blynn Road, Black River V 10.24.20 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 9.28.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 6.4.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Overview: Whether your interests are canoeing, kayaking, or tubing, the Maquoketa River is the perfect location to relax and enjoy the breathtaking scenery. Staging Area: 5020 HWY 64. 8.8.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Lindsey Bridge to Tirrill Park in Manchester – 9.3 miles Kanow Park to County Road P, Rock River II Tirrill Park to Howard & Helen Shelly Memorial Park Home of Manchester Whitewater Park  – .5 miles, Howard & Helen Shelly Memorial Park Home of Manchester Whitewater Park to Schram Park– .6 miles. Highway HK to Hollandale, Pecatonica River: East Branch II This is a more relaxing, day in the sun type of float. Boundary Road to Kristof Road, Plover River III 6.25.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 4.28.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 8.11.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Brule Glacial Spillway State Natural Area, Bois Brule River IV County Road E to Hagedorn Road, Bark River IV Canoeing and tubing on the Maquoketa River We launch from 5th Avenue Canton, Iowa on the Eastside of the bridge/water. The Maquoketa River Water Trail provides . La Valle to Reedsburg, Baraboo River IV Belleville to County Road X, Sugar River VIII Jun 24, 2020 - Follow the latest water trail reviews from Milespaddled.com. 11.3.15 | ☆ ☆ Miller Dam to County Road H, Yellow River II 3.19.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 9.8.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 5.19.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Pine River to Texas, Wisconsin River XVIII What we didn’t like: 7.25.14 | ☆ ☆ It’s like a rural gazebo. 11.4.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Quite a scene. 4.8.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 6.20.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ County Road W to Ensche Road, Grand River But no way was I doing a 23-mile trip in a 10′-long whitewater boat, in Iowa, with a 2-ish hour drive back to Madison, in one day. Cotton Mill Park to County Road J, Beaver Dam River II Schram Park to Pin Oak Park – 2 miles 8.31.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Twin Springs/Asbury Road to Budd Road: 2.2 miles. 5.3.20 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 2.24.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Chimney Rock Road to Bluffton Road, Waupaca River VI 9.4-9.5.10 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Highway 106 to County Road D, Seeley Creek 5.18.13 | ☆ ☆ Bald eagles, turkey vultures, turkey, muskrats, great blue herons, pileated woodpeckers, and a dazzling array of songbirds equal in melody and color. Plus we always enjoy the sense of continuity by beginning a trip where a previous one ended. We recommend this level. 9.8.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Sunset Drive to Gramling Lane, Scuppernong River County Road K to Riverside Landing, Neenah Creek Harrisville to 11th Road, Moon Lake 7.4.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 10.14.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 3.15.20 | ☆ ☆ The trip should take about 3-4 hours in a canoe or kayak, and approximately 5-6 hours in a tube. 6.3.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Bell School Road to County Road DD, Jump River Little Maquoketa River Date Paddled: July 8th, 2017 Put-in: Burtons Furnace Road - Durango Take-out: Herber Road Distance: 7.1 miles Time: 4 hours 8 minutes (3.5 hours would be more typical) Gradient: 3.4' per mile Water Level: Little Maquoketa River @ Rickardsville 9.75' The Little Maquoketa River is a Mississippi tributary just north of Dubuque, Iowa and west of Grant … 4.30.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 7.23.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 5.2.09 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 4.16.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 5.30.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ We’d definitely do this trip again, but next time we’d put in below the dam in Cascade and get a taste of those seven miles before the confluence with Whitewater Creek. So it goes. 7.6.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Faribault to Dundas, Carroll Creek 9.5-9.7.09 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 10.20.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 7.27.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ School Section Road to O’Riley Road, Turtle Creek III Watersmeet to Forest Road 5250, Pecatonica River V (IL) Albany to Brodhead, Sugar River IV 7.25.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Call us! You do not want to canoe when the water is too high. 11.15.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 9.7.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Our Guide to the Bois Brule River, Bois Brule River V 10.25.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Old Stone Road to Casey Road, Badfish Creek III 11.11.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ January 1 at 1:49 PM. County Road WW to Wisconsin River Road, Trempealeau River II Lower Red Lake Dam to County Road A, Red Cedar River III Then there’s the Little Maquoketa River (not to mention a Middle Fork of just the Little Maquoketa). It ends at a dam that will need to be portaged around. 11.1.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ A frosty view from Maquoketa Caves Visitor Center. 7.22.11 | ☆ 5.8.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 10.13.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 8.6.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 9.28.20 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Mines of Spain to Massey Marina Park, Cedar Creek Eldora: Rock-n-Row Adventures. 9.6.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Windsor to Yahara Heights County Park, Yahara River VII Friends of the Maquoketa Caves State Park. Old Lancaster Road to County Road O, Little Sugar River Like its predecessor, we are entirely indebted to the commendable Nate Hoogeveen and his excellent guidebook, Paddling Iowa, for putting this stream (and virtually all others in Iowa) on our radar. 9.4.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Would highly recommend!!! Alas, most of them are embedded in the hills, as are the many (but reticent) rock outcrops. County Road A to Lily, Wolf River I Kendallville to Bluffton, Upper Iowa River I 10.19.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Trow Lake Dam to Halls Creek Landing, Honey Creek (Sauk) 9.20.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 10.4.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Again, more rock outcrops hidden behind the trees. 6.9.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ County Road G to Duck Creek Road, Eau Claire River (Douglas) To be sure, there are boulders along the banks – many of them just stupidly huge. The Maquoketa River: A trip down the Maquoketa River will take you past Pictured Rocks Park, and several other scenic locations. 3.21.20 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 11.22.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Would highly recommend!!! … FLAT WATER PADDLING on the Maquoketa River Map. Estabrook Park to Bruce Street, Milwaukee River VII 5.10.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Bayfield County, Wisconsin, Lake Superior: Houghton Point The boulders are great, and the wildlife was simply spectacular. 7.13.10 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 4.17.17 | ☆ ☆ 4.19.15 | ☆ ☆ Please obey signage as posted and respect private property rights. Overguard Road to East Fork Campground, Blue River II 9.14.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 16 reviews of Monticello Canoe Rental "Monticello Canoe Rental is the "former McDonough Canoe Rental" - Same location- Same great service- same number 319-465-3697 ! Oregon to Dixon, Root River Lake DuBay Dam to County Road HH, Castle Rock Lake to Prairie Du Sac 8-24-13..... Kayaking the Maquoketa River. Learn More 5.27.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Indeed, with hardly any exception, tall wooded bluffs will comprise the backdrop mile after peaceful mile all along this longish but serene trip. 3.16.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Stoughton to Stebbensville Road, Yahara River V WEEKDAY/WEEKENDS $15 per tube. 9.7.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Twin Springs/Asbury Road to Burtons Furnace Road: 7.5 miles. You feel utterly secluded for the entirety of this trip. Crossover Road to Highway 60, Milwaukee River VIII The geology show goes a little burlesque… Even though it’s been a long trip, this stretch is especially lovely and deserves sitting down a spell to soak it all up. 5.23.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Sheridan Springs Road to Lyons, White River (Waushara) 9.14.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 11.8.16-11.10.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ North Fork:North Fork: ... Buzzard Ridge Canoe Stop Millertown Bridge Access 4 miles; 1 hour 15 minutes Millertown Bridge Access Royertown Bridge Access 2 miles; 45 minutes Highway 69 to County Road A, Sugar River IX 25 miles downstream. No, all we’ll say about this trip is that is simply runs a little long and monotonous. Both provide a great family opportunity to enjoy recreation on the Maquoketa River and the great outdoors. 12.11.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 4.1.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 6.21.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ A straight-through float takes about 2 hours, plus ½ hour return time. Bear Lake Road to Dells of the Eau Claire Park, Eau Claire River: North Fork (Eau Claire County), Eau Claire River: North Fork (Eau Claire) Devil’s Lake State Park, Door Creek Red Covered Bridge Park to County Road 1150, Big Rib River 6.20.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 5.31.14 | ☆ ☆ Before the bridge, while smack dab in the meandering loop, there’s an intriguing place called Searryl’s Cave State Preserve, off the river, via the right banks… somewhere. Having been a latchkey kid myself, I empathized. 7.15.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆        15T E 679467 N 4665449. 9.27.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ There’s a North Fork of the Maquoketa River as well as a South Fork. Highway 35 to Perrot State Park, Trempealeau River I County Road N to Oxbow Take Out, Pine River II (Florence) 9.5.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 3 miles) - destination Clermont, Iowa, approx.        7.22.13 | ☆ ☆ I do not know how any of these tie in with the other canoe renters. Recent Post by Page. Langlade to Markton, Wolf River IV Chipmunk Rapids Campground to Goodman Grade Road, Pine River I (Florence) 14 miles – which is ridiculously long, and just about interminable when bike shuttling. Forestville to Algoma, Allen Creek Roughly 5-ish miles into things a series of brief riffles precedes a totally random porch-like, duck blind/deer stand-esque structure complete with stairs, handrail, back deck, and American flag. 7.8.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Hollandale to Horseshoe Bend Road, Pecatonica River: East Branch V That is, until I’d returned to the bridge, after my long paddle and shuttle pedal. 3 miles) - destination Clermont, Iowa, approx. Union Center to Wonewoc, Baraboo River II We have no idea. East Canyon Road to South Apple River Road, Ashippun River Swan Lake to Portage Canal, Fox River II 8.8.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 9 years ago. Accommodating up to 20 people for this float, cSavanna Adventures will provide the transportation, tubes and life vests for your adventure! Whether you want to meander about the water soaking up the sun with inner tube rental, or go exploring on a kayak or a canoe, we have the rental services for you. Esker Road to Bevent Drive, Plover River I See more ideas about canoe and kayak, canoe, trip. There are more direct spur options, but all along dirt-gravel roads – meaning it would still take about as long by vehicle than the slightly less direct paved options. 7.14.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ A fun section of this trip follows, where the river meanders in a few huge loops – a welcome break from its erstwhile nature of broad straightaways. 5.23-5.24.20 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ The route we took is not necessarily the most streamlined (no pun intended), but it offered the most paved road option. 9.16.11 | ☆ Femrite Drive to Fish Camp County Park, Dorn Creek 10.11.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Oak Park Road to County Road O, Peshekee River 8.2.13 | ☆ ☆ This requires a vehicle shuttle from Turtle Creek Park to the Maquoketa River access downstream of the dam. Madison, Wisconsin, Lemonweir River This is a more relaxing, day in the sun type of float. The rustic (and rickety) Caven Bridge at 60th Avenue suddenly appears after one last right-hand bend. 6.16.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 9.29.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 5.29-5.31.10 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 6.25.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Harstad County Park to County Road K, Eau Claire River I (Eau Claire) Morehead Canoe Access - Maquoketa River - Find info about paddling launch sites including directions, ammenities, & fees to plan your next paddling trip! Estabrook Park to Discovery World, Milwaukee River I 12.2.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 3.20.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Let's Explore The Maquoketa River Together. Stebbensville Road to Murwin County Park, Yellow Creek Shantytown Road to Jordan Park, Plover River II 5.11.20 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Highway 83 to Delafield Road, Bark River II “ Great float down the Maquoketa River. 8.25.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 9.23.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 4.5.15 | ☆ ☆ 8.20.17 | ☆ ☆ 6.9.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 12.5.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 7.16.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 5.5.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Robin Lane to West River Drive, Mill Creek (Richland) 6.19.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Of course there is! Put in at 3rd bridge South of Fort Atkinson (Southwest of Festina, Iowa approx. Weekends and holidays are high-traffic situations, so be cautious. Camp: Cascade Area Camping, Ahnapee River But in a trip with no real development or landmarks, this thing stands out like the Arc de Triomphe. 10.20.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Look at some of our greatest canoeing trips. Top Iowa Kayaking & Canoeing Activities: See reviews and photos of kayaking & canoeing in Iowa, United States on Tripadvisor. County Road TT to Canal Road, Maunesha River III Yahara River to Highway 30, Sugar Creek II The Maquoketa River is the perfect Lazy River in the area! Merton to Highway 83, Bark River I Grafton to County Highway T, Milwaukee River IV It’s about 4.5 more miles til the next bridge, an especially scenic section where the river is surrounded by a swath of public land illustratively named the Ozark Wildlife Area, over 300 acres large, full of limestone bluffs, hiking trails, and primitive camping options. …………………………………, Wisconsin River XIV 7.4.20 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 8.2.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 8.31.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 8.12.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Once on the big river (about double in size, or 70-100′ wide), you’ll be enveloped by wooded bluffs. 1.1.20 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Streit Road to Denny Road, Piscasaw Creek I 6.13.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ “ Great float down the Maquoketa River. Saylesville to Neosho, Scuppernong Creek 5.14.14 | ☆ ☆ Argyle to Blackhawk Memorial County Park, Pecatonica River: East Branch III Highway 139 to National Forest Road 2150, Cannon River II Out at 3:15p. Sure, fine – that’s all well and good – but there must be something to dislike, no? 5.15.20 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 7.3.20 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Marl Lake to Shadow Lake Road, Crystal River I Olson Road to Aztalan State Park, Crawfish River I County Road S to Highway 56, Kinnickinnic River II Murwin County Park to Janesville, Yahara River II 11.3.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 5.30.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 4.22.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ January 1, 2021! A great time was had by all. Nate has been certified as an American Canoe Association instructor and has extensive training in the applied science of river restoration. Back in Boy Scouts we made an annual canoe trip that ended at Maquoketa Caves State Park. 8.11.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Amherst to Durrant Road, Waupaca River II 6.22-6.23.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ *************** Mormon Coulee Park to Goose Island County Park, Morrison Creek II 4.29.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Mirror Lake State Park to Lake Delton, Montello River Menomonie to Dunnville, Red Cedar River I 8.4.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Black River Falls to Melrose, Black River: East Fork II Note that there is no portage to get around the Delhi Dam, and that the section of river above it is primarily flanked by private residences along the still waters of Lake Delhi. St. Then I saw that Whitewater Creek (and by extension, the North Fork of the Maquoketa River) had risen quite a bit – and would continue to well on into the night. 5.13.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 7.9.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 5.5.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 3.28.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 5.20.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Mifflin to Jones Branch Road, Pecatonica River III IN DELAWARE COUNTY. County Road J to County Road C, Prairie River II Big Platte Road to Indian Creek Road, Platte River III Related Information: You can take a boat ride down the tranquil Maquoketa River (which is a great activity for couples), or rent inner tubes for the entire family and float together. If you have a few hours....what a great way to kick back & have fun on the Maquoketa River. Cambridge to Rockdale, La Crosse River III What we liked: County Road J to Huckleberry Road, Rattlesnake Creek So, here’s the thing: we took out at the Highway D61 bridge at 7:45 pm the night before and then put-in at the same exact spot at 11 am the following day. 10.26.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 9.26.20 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 5 Mile Road to Horlick Dam, Root River: South Branch II 1.19.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 4.26.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Stebbensville Road to County Road H, Yahara River I Grafton to Thiensville, Milwaukee River II 9.17.13 | ☆ ☆ Staging Area: 5020 HWY 64. River Road to Kewaunee, Kickapoo River III Dakota to Highway 22, Menomonee River III 9.28.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 7.13.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Weyauwega to Decker Memorial Park, Waupaca River III 8.29.09 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 12.9.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 7.24.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Note: We dont allow any sort of tube or inflatable brought in. 5.5.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Burnt Bridge to Goodman Park, Pewaukee River 7.2-7.8.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Total Time: 4h 15m Our Guide to Turtle Creek, Turtle Creek V Leipsig to Lowell, Beaver Dam River I Throw in a few riffles and a ton of wooded bluffs, and you got yourself a gen-u-ine adventure. Lake Kegonsa to Stoughton, Yahara River IV 8.26.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ But why it took so long for that effect was sincerely surprising and disappointing. Canoe and Kayak Tour Agency in Maquoketa, IA If you’re looking for a thrilling way to have the wind run through your hair, ice flow through your veins, while absorbing the toasty sun rays, Maquoketa River Rental LLC. 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