This is one of the great paddling rivers of central Wiconsin. Highlights include scenic boulder gardens and fun (mostly) safe rapids.
Hwy 161 to Amherst Dam
Date Paddled: September 14th, 2013
Distance: 6 Miles
Time: 3 hours 20 minutes
A tributary to the Wolf River, this is a very nice river/stream that is often overlooked because of its popular neighbors (Little Wolf/Waupaca/Crystal/Wolf/Plover). The Tomorrow never gets very big before it gets to Amherst and “magically” turns into the Waupaca River (an oddity, as Rivers don’t usually change names like this). Despite this being September […]Read More...
Mill Street in Amherst to Otto Road
Date Paddled: August 26th, 2018
Distance: 7.0 miles
Time: 6 hours 23 minutes (3.5 hours would be more typical)
One of Central Wisconsin's finest paddles with plentiful rapids and clear water. The highlights are the boulder gardens which are among the best in the state.Read More...
Buchholz Road to Stedman Park
Date Paddled: August 13th, 2016
Distance: 6.0 Miles
Time: 4 hours 54 minutes
An overlooked section of the Waupaca that offers amazing scenery, gorgeous boulder gardens and fun rapids.Read More...
Hwy Q Canoe Launch to Brainard's Bridge Park
Date Paddled: July 13th, 2014
Distance: 7.8 Miles
Time: 5 hours 14 minutes
A classic water trail in central Wisconsin, the Waupaca River is a great prospect with striking boulder gardens, great water quality, and fun/safe riffles. The river starts close to the city of Stevens Point and winds east before emptying into the Wolf River. I’ve actually paddled the Waupaca before…well, kind of. Last fall, I paddled […]Read More...
Note, the videos are out of order. The first set are from my camera then at 8:20, Corbin's videos are shown: