Pine River – Waushara County

This Pine River is located west of Oshkosh and is a tributary to Lake Poygan.  Parts of the river suffer from logjams, but the open stretches are really nice.

Trip Reports

Apache Road to Covered Bridge Road

Date Paddled: May 9th, 2020
Distance: 5.8 miles
Time: 5 hours 3 minutes (3 hours would be more typical)

The Pine River in Waushara County has been a prospect I’ve wanted to do for some time, but I’ve always had lingering concerns about the number of logjams.  Recently I discovered a rare second edition to an already rare paddling guide by Frank Piraino that positively described a stretch from Apache Road to Hwy A.  […]


Hwy A to 26th Road Pull

Date Paddled: June 3rd, 2023
Distance: 3.8 miles
Time: Expect 2 hours

The most scenic stretch of the Pine River (Waushara County) includes impressive boulder gardens, a covered bridge, and Class 3 rapids.


28th Court to Poy Sippi Community Park

Date Paddled: November 9th, 2020
Distance: 4.8 miles
Time: 2 hours 15 minutes

A guest review for the Pine River upstream of Poy Sippi.


Poy Sippi to Poygan West Boat Launch

Date Paddled: October 18th, 2021
Distance: 9.5 miles
Time: 3 hours 15 minutes

If you are pining to navigate all the navigable Pine Rivers in Wisconsin (there are four that I know of, five if you count the North Branch of the Pine in Forest and Florence counties), do consider adding this segment of the Waushara County Pine to your itinerary.  It has all the classic features of […]


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Jun 25th, 2022 - Aaron from -
I heard from "Alisa" that this stretch may now have many logjams thanks to recent storms. She estimated there were at least 10-12 serious logjams that required portages. Hopefully this are cleared out in the future.

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