Best Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing in Wisconsin

This list represents the most popular flatwater kayaking & canoeing in Wisconsin. Use this list to plan your next Wisconsin flatwater kayaking & canoeing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. St. Croix River: Minnesota Highway 70 to Taylors Falls


The St. Croix broadens below MN 70. Though often swift, the river rarely breaks into riffles. The watershed is not as wild as in the upper reaches; nonetheless, state parks and forests protect much of…
From the guidebook "Paddling Minnesota"
Grantsburg, WI - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - 36 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#2. St. Croix River: Wisconsin Highway 35 to Minnesota Highway 70


Flowing through some of the wildest country in central Minnesota, the middle reaches of the St. Croix make for excellent overnight camping. Class I and class II rapids quicken the pace. This sectio…
From the guidebook "Paddling Minnesota"
Danbury, WI - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - 42 miles
Published by Falcon Guides