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.
Calling all paddlers – the Friends of the Black River will host a flatwater paddle Sunday, May 20, 2018, on the Black River starting at noon with put-in at Cormican Landing (on the southwestern edge of Al Young Park) to Mason’s Landing, about a one-and-a-half hour trip. Kayakers, canoers and rafters are welcome to take… Read More »
Robinson Creek paddle; Saturday, April 7, 2018; 10 a.m.; Morrison/Halls creeks paddle; Sunday, April 8, 2018; 9 a.m. Whitewater paddle on Black River; Sunday, April 22, 2018; 10 a.m. Flatwater paddle on Black River; Sunday, May 20, 2018; noon (tentative) For more information, contact Jeff Polzin at 715-896-5534. Dates and time subject to change depending… Read More »