July 16: Wazee Beach kayak sessions, 11 a.m., Wazee County Park beach Whitewater paddles June 11: Hatfield release whitewater paddle, 11 a.m., below Hatfield Dam July 9: Hatfield release whitewater paddle, 11 a.m., below Hatfield Dam August 13: Hatfield release whitewater paddle, below Hatfield Dam September 10: Hatfield release whitewater paddle, below Hatfield Dam For… Read More »
The Friends of the Black River will host several paddles this spring. They are: Saturday, March 26: Robinson Creek paddle, 10 a.m., put-in at Old County I Sunday, March 27: Halls Creek paddle, 9 a.m., put-in at Lower Lake beach, Merrillan. Sunday April 10: Black River, 10 a.m., put-in at West Clay School Road The… Read More »
Join us Saturday, September 11 in Neillsville, Wis. for a beautiful Clark County paddle. The paddle will begin at 10:00AM, launch from Rubys landing, roughly four miles southwest of Neillsville and conclude at Wedges Creek, Opelt Ave. Please reference the map for details. Field Notes– Style: Mixed-water Paddle– Distance: 4.1 miles (~2 hours)– Kayakers and… Read More »
The Friends of the Black River will offer kayaking demonstrations and instruction Saturday, July 17, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Lake Wazee beach. The public will be able to try kayaking and can receive basic instruction or more advanced skills such as rolling. All equipment will be provided. An admission fee… Read More »
Upcoming 2021 paddles Saturday, June 26: Black River, Greenwood Park to CTH OO, 10 a.m. Saturday, July 3: Paddle in the Park, Lunda Community Park kids’ fishing pond, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 10: Whitewater paddle Hatfield dam release, 11 a.m.– 2 p.m. Saturday, July 17: Kayak instruction sessions, Wazee County Park beach,… Read More »
The Friends of the Black River’s Jackson and Clark County chapters are partnering to host an open paddle this Sunday – May 17, 2020. Paddling participants can meet at the Listeman Arboretum at noon. They can then caravan to Ruby’s Landing with put-in at 12:30 p.m. The Listeman Arboretum entrance is at US Highway 10… Read More »
The Friends of the Black River will host a paddle on Robinson Creek Saturday, April 6, 2019. Paddlers are to meet at 10 a.m. at the Old Highway I landing. , 2019 Paddlers are also invited to paddle Halls Creek Sunday, April 7, 2019. They should meet at 9 a.m. at the Lower Lake landing.… Read More »
Opportunities for whitewater kayaking will be available Saturday, August 11, 2018 and Saturday, September 8, 2018 with releases by the Hatfield Dam from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, contact Jeff Polzin at 715-896-5534.
The Friends of the Black River will hold its annual Lake Wazee kayaking instruction event, Saturday, July 21, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The public will be able to try kayaking and can receive basic instruction in kayaking or more advanced skills such as the roll. All equipment will be provided. An admission fee… Read More »
The Hatfield Dam will hold releases this summer for whitewater paddling experiences below the dam on the Black River. The releases are scheduled for Saturdays June 16, July 14, August 11 and September 8 and will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, contact Jeff at 715-896-5534.