Rock River – East Branch
Often overlooked by paddlers, this is actually a pleasant water trail. Some stretches are marshy, especially the last leg which runs through Horicon Marsh.
Hillcrest Drive to Hwy DW
Date Paddled: October 22nd, 2022
Distance: 4.1 miles
Time: Expect 2 hours
This is a mediocre stretch of the far far far upper Rock River. Highlights include clear water, lots of fish, attractive cattails, and open vistas. But there are a few logjams to deal with.Read More...
N. Pole Road to Gill Rd
Date Paddled: July 10th, 2021
Distance: 6.0 miles
Time: Expect 3 hours
Although the Rock is known primarily as a wide and very slow river, this section near the river's headwaters was an enjoyable paddle----perhaps one of the nicest stretches on the entire river.Read More...
Gill Road bridge to Furnace Bridge Dam
Date Paddled: August 2nd, 2014
Distance: 8.25 miles
Time: 3 hours 35 minutes
For the most part, a weak paddling prospect, with slow, dirty current and open, scraggly banks. But…the river does have redeeming attributes and nearby sections of the river have potential, so keep reading… When you think of Wisconsin’s mighty watersheds…the Fox, Wisconsin and Chippewa all come to mind, but ultimately the Rock is larger than […]Read More...
North Main Street to Green Head Road
Date Paddled: June 27th, 2015
Distance: 8.1 Miles
Time: 4 hours 13 minutes
Located northeast of the Horicon Marsh, the East Branch is a good prospect with few obstructions, fun rapids and nice boulder gardens.Read More...
Green Head Landing to Horicon Marsh Boat Tours
Date Paddled: June 9th, 2012
Distance: 10 Miles
Time: 5 Hours
This is a trip that takes a lot of planning to get right. Basically, the Horicon area is a drained swamp that has been artificially restored by a dam near the center of the city of Horicon. As you probably know, this is a VERY popular area for birds. While there are different canoe/kayak options, […]Read More...
Weed Jam: 0:15
Friendly Carp: 0:28
Filthy Water: 2:03
First Dam: 2:22
Second Dam: 2:49
Scouting Downstream of Hwy V: 2:58
Scouting by the Mayville Sanitation Plant: 3:03
Scouting by the Hwy Y Bridge (Zeigler Park): 3:05