La Crosse River
This is a mediocre river…not as good as neighboring Robinson Creek, the Black River, or the Kickapoo…but better than the Baraboo River or Lemonweir.
Hwy BB to Memorial Park
Date Paddled: October 2nd, 2015
Distance: 7.1 Miles
Time: 3 hours 45 minutes
An obscure paddling prospect but pleasant, with no log jams, great water clarity, good current and a clean sandy substrate.
Fishermans Park to Hammer Road Bridge
Date Paddled: August 17th, 2014
Distance: 5.36 Miles
Time: 4 hours 47 minutes (atypical...expect 2-3 hours)
A pleasant five-mile paddle originating in the city of Sparta. The La Crosse River has a great recipe for paddlers in swift clear water, fun ledges, and is nestled in an attractive setting. Put-in: You will have a bevy of options for putting in, with almost contiguous green space access from Memorial Park to Fisherman’s […]Read More...
Public landing by Hwy 108 to Veterans Memorial Campground
Date Paddled: July 31st, 2016
Distance: 4.2 Miles
Time: 2 hours 58 minutes (2 hours is more typical)
A mediocre trip on the La Crosse. A few fun rapids and a hidden sandstone coulee are the highlights.Read More...
Holiday Heights Landing to Riverside Park
Date Paddled: August 15th, 2015
Distance: 6.76 miles
Time: 3 hours 10 minutes (2.5 hours would be more typical)
A visit to train and bluff country on the last section of the La Crosse River and then a side adventure on the mighty Mississippi.Read More...