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Upper Fox Paddle, May 18-19

PLANS HAVE CHANGED. FLOW IS TOO HIGH.
A LOCAL OUTFITTER RECOMMENDS AGAINST PADDLING THE MONTELLO-TO-LAKE PUCKAWAY SEGMENT.

So we will paddle MARQUETTE TO PRINCETON SATURDAY and have NO PADDLE SUNDAY.

Montello to Puckaway Lake - May 18
Marquette to Princeton Dam - May 19  MAY 18


SATURDAY: We launch from the public landing in Marquette and travel 12.2 miles to the Princeton Lock.

 

Joining Us?

BEFORE THE PADDLE

  1. Please let us know! Tap the button above to let us know to count you in. It helps us plan but doesn't commit you to the trip. You will register and pay your $10 per person at the launch (under 16 free with an adult).
  2. Make registration go faster. Fill out this online fillable form for the ACA Adult Waiver or ACA Minor Waiver in advance. This is a good time to become a member of NEWP for $10 per year plus $25 for ACA (American Canoe Association) membership.


At a Glance

SATURDAY MAY 18
ROUTE CHANGED

Miles: 12.2
Arrive: After 9 a.m., arrive at the public boat launch on Lyons Street in Marquette, WI. for shuttle (25 minutes each way).
Launch: 11 a.m., Lyons Street landing in Marquette. Restrooms are available at the launch site. Rest stop possible at Wicks Landing in mile 3, but no restroom facilities.
Lunch: Bring your own.
Land: Princeton Lock. ETA 4:30 p.m.
Challenges: Longer distance. Open water on Puckaway.

SUNDAY: NO PADDLE!!!

NEXT UP: Peshtigo Flowage Weekend

Safety

For the safety of all, ACA rules require you must wear your PFD (lifejacket) AT ALL TIMES when on the water and no alcohol during paddles, Bring water, sunscreen and select a paddle buddy.

What if there's weather?

We will paddle in rain, but will immediately get off the water if there is lightning. Check our webpage here or on our Facebook page if the weather threatens to cancel the event. If you have pre-registered, check your email for updates.

Camping

Camping, boat rentals and food available at Renezvous.

Boat rentals

NEWP members may arrange to borrow club boats.