Category Archives: Paddling Information

Kayak demonstration and instruction event

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

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 »

2020 Spring and Summer paddles

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 »

2019 spring paddling outings

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 »

Wazee kayak demo and instruction

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 »

Whitewater paddling below Hatfield dam

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.

Upcoming paddling opportunities

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 »

Paddles planned for spring 2018

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 »

FBR to host paddles

Kayakers looking for a bit of adventure are invited to join the Friends of the Black River for a whitewater paddle Sunday, April 23, 2017. The paddle will take place from the Hatfield Dam to Halls Creek. Paddlers can meet at West Clay School Road off County Hwy. K with put in time of 10… Read More »