This is a South Central Wisconsin favorite. While shallow, this creek is surprisingly clear, healthy and fast.
School Section Road, Darien WI to Creek Road, DNR lot
Date Paddled: May 26th, 2021
Distance: 7.2 miles
Time: 11:45am to 3:30pm leisurely paddle with long lunch break
A guest review for Turtle Creek by School Section Road.Read More...
School Section Road to East Creek Road
Date Paddled: September 10th, 2017
Distance: 6.9 miles
Time: 6 hours 3 minutes (3.5 hours would be more typical)
Clear water, springs, a multitude of fish and a lack of mud, make this one of the nicer paddles of the year.Read More...
East Creek Road to Hwy 140
Date Paddled: August 8th, 2020
Distance: 6.8 miles
Time: Expect 3 hours
Good current, clear water, and surprise limestone bluffs highlight another nice trip on the Turtle.Read More...
Hwy 140 to Sweet
Date Paddled: August 1st, 2021
Distance: 5.2 miles
Time: Expect 2-3 hours
This was a great trip with the highlights being fast current, clear water, and a historic five arch bridge.Read More...
Town of Turtle Canoe Launch to Hwy 81
Date Paddled: July 15th, 2018
Distance: 4.9 miles
Time: 3 hours 11 minutes (2.5 hours is more typical)
With no obstructions and good current, this trip is perfect for lazy paddlers. While mostly through the outskirts of Beloit, this is a relatively clean creek with densely wooded banks, and lush jungle-like vegetation.Read More...