Little Wolf River
This is one of the great paddling rivers of central Wisconsin. Highlights include multiple Class 2 rapids that are a lot of fun.
Ness Road to Wolf River Road
Date Paddled: October 2nd, 2021
Distance: 2.5 miles
Time: Expect ~90 minutes
This is an obscure stretch of the far upper Little Wolf. While it doesn't have as many boulders and rapids as its more famous downstream neighbors, it's still a nice paddle.Read More...
DNR Parking Area to Big Falls Boat Landing
Date Paddled: May 15th, 2013
Distance: 7.5 Miles
The Little Wolf is one of the nicer rivers I have kayaked. It has very nice scenery. The forest is healthy and filled with ferns, hemlocks, and wildflowers. Bird life is abundant. There are several boulder gardens with some very large boulders. Throughout the stretch, there were numerous riffles and a couple of rapids to […]Read More...
Wolf River Road to Big Falls Public Access
Date Paddled: June 22nd, 2014
Distance: 7.8 Miles
Time: 7 hours
This is a nice scenic river in which the whitewater is the highlight (or low-light). During the weekend of this trip, most rivers in south and central Wisconsin were flooded or too high to paddle (ironically, the Fever River was one of the exceptions). One water trail on my prospect list that caught my eye […]Read More...
Wall Street to Kretchner Rd
Date Paddled: October 9th, 2021
Distance: 4.4 miles
Time: Expect 2 hours
This was the best 2021 paddle to date and is one of the premier paddles in central Wisconsin. Highlights on this obscure stretch of the Little Wolf include fun rapids, incredible scenery, and huge granite boulders that dwarf a kayak.Read More...
Sturm Memorial Library to Cty Road Bb
Date Paddled: August 29th, 2020
Distance: 3.9 miles
Time: Expect 2 hours
While not the best stretch on the Little Wolf, it was a pleasant paddle. Highlights included large boulder gardens and long flowing strands of potamogeton.Read More...
County Road BB Launch to Hwy X
Date Paddled: July 4th, 2016
Distance: 7.7 Miles
Time: 3 hours 26 minutes
An ok stretch but not in the same class as neighboring water trails. Some fun rapids and boulder gardens, but the sheer number of tubers was an annoying distraction.Read More...
0:02 - Log jam at launch
0:55 - Start of mile long rapids run
6:57 - Low hanging limbs in rapids
13:15 - Another low hanging limb over rapids
13:41 - Down tree over class 2 rapids
15:10 - Picnic Ledge
16:15 - Final Section of mile long rapids/Hwy J
17:50 - McNinch Road Rapids
18:44 - Toughest rapids with strainer
19:42 - Little Wolf Dells
22:14 - Big Falls Pond flowage & attractive granite
23:27 - Big Falls Dam