The Plover is a small tributary to the Wisconsin River located Stevens Point. It’s a great kayaking stream with fantastic boulder gardens.
Esker Road to Hwy 153
Date Paddled: October 16th, 2016
Distance: 6.4 miles
Time: 4 hours 46 minutes ( 3 hours would be more typical)
The far upper Plover River is rarely paddled, yet might be the best section for paddling because of its scenic firs, granite boulders and some surprise rapids.Read More...
Hwy 153 to Pinery Road
Date Paddled: June 25th, 2016
Distance: 4.97 miles
Time: 2 hours 19 minutes
Probably the best section on the entire Plover River with good current, a few rapids, attractive woods and fine boulder beds.Read More...
Pinery Road to Shantytown Drive
Date Paddled: May 26th, 2018
Distance: 4.9 miles
Time: 2 hours 23 minutes
While not as nice as upstream sections of the Plover, this was still a solid paddle with good current, clear water, and wooded banks filled with pines, cedars and firs.Read More...
Hwy K to Jordan County Park
Date Paddled: July 4th, 2017
Distance: 5.3 miles
Time: 3 hours 4 minutes (2.5 hours would be more typical)
Not as elite as other Plover segments, but this diverse paddle is still enjoyable and has some fun surprises at the end.Read More...
Jordan Park below dam to Iverson Park
Date Paddled: July 5th, 2014
Distance: 8 miles (maybe more because of the log dodging)
Time: 3 hours 52 minutes
The Plover is a popular small river that flows southwest before emptying into the Wisconsin River at the city of Stevens Point. There are multiple sections of the river that are navigable for paddlers–the upper section being more rocky and “up northy,” with nice boulder gardens, and the southern section, which is more like the […]Read More...