The Lower Yellow is a generic bottom-land paddle with many logjams. But the upper stretch is quite nice with many rapids and boulder gardens. Timing though can be pretty tricky as often this river is either too high or too low.
Hwy 80 to Hwy N
Date Paddled: June 11th, 2016
Distance: 3.4 Miles
Time: 2 hours 48 minutes
This segment of the Yellow starts with a whimper and ends with a bang. Highlights include fun rapids, boulder gardens, massive river boulders and a lack of development.Read More...
North Wood County Park to Little Bull Falls
Date Paddled: September 13th, 2020
Distance: 4.2 miles
Time: Expect 2 hours
Yet another underrated Central Wisconsin paddle that is super scenic and has a lot of fun rapids. This is a tough river to time though as it is often too low or too high.Read More...
Little Bull Falls to Dexter County Park
Date Paddled: November 6th, 2016
Distance: 7.5 miles
Time: 5 hours 8 minutes (3.5 hours would be more typical)
An unexplored section on the Upper Yellow River with some really nice surprises.Read More...
Necedah Dam to Yellow River Bay
Date Paddled: October 6th, 2015
Distance: 10 Miles
Time: 5 hours 8 minutes
An obscure central Wisconsin prospect that is pleasant with great sandbars, but has some snags to contend with.Read More...