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Wisconsin River

Sauk City, WI
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“canoeing” (5 reviews)
“sandbar” (3 reviews)
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Sauk City, WI
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"beautiful area"
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"canoeing"
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"sandbar"
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"dam"
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"eagles"
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"camping"
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"float"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love the river,but it's tricky, it Rises and falls quickly. If your an Experienced kyaker it's great but I wouldn't recommend for a novice due to the undercurrents.many people will camp on the sand outcrops but will find the island almost gone in the...More

Thank millie w
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

Beautiful area, with a great brand new trail by the river. Looking forward to the new brewery restaurant on the river too.

Thank Wunderthausen
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a great destination for eagle watching, canoeing and Sauk Prairie festivals. Eagles come during the winter because the water is always open below the dam.

Thank Daniel R K
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

A lot of fun for beginner level river adventure fun. Not very deep from Sauk City to Arena. There is a river access to Ferry's Bluff in two spots. If you're going to be doing sandbar camping make sure you know the Portage dam water...More

Thank Alex L
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

We caught fish of multiple species, floated on a beautiful river with tremendous scenery on both sides, enjoyed the laughter of different groups who stopped on the sand bars, and had the best time. It was one of the best days we've had in months....More

1  Thank StillmanValleyScott
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

Had such a amazing time sleeping in the tent on a sandbar enjoying the warm air and cool river just loved hearing the fish flopping it was a beautiful time

Thank nastassja b
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Reviewed 3 December 2016

Canoe, kayak or fishing boat, you'll have fun. Tube rides are available, eagle watching can be fruitful, camping is another choice off what you can do on the river. Or you can go to one of several restaurants that have a view of the river...More

Thank TravelersAH
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Gently flowing with serenity! Take the ferry across is a fun time. Easy to camp out in various areas. Just walking it's banks and enjoying is peaceful!

Thank Diane A
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

I wanted a spot I have have a good chance to capture some Eagle shots for my photography, The areas below the dam provide some great opportunities. But you can also go further down river as well. Keep in mind the colder the winter the...More

Thank llemke
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

The Wisconsin River is a fantastic river for canoeing, kayaking, fishing, and other water sports. It is especially beautiful around the Sauk Prairie area with gorgeous bluffs, and lots of sandbars for picnicking and wading in the water; however, bring your life-jacket because the river...More

Thank Benjamin K
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