Peshtigo Flowage Weekend

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Caldron Falls Landing #13 - June 24    

This out-and-back trip requires no shuttle. This is very calm water to be carrying the name "Peshtigo." It is a large, flat pool formed by a dam in a river known for segments with wild rapids. The rock formations and mirror-like water make for a scenic journey.

High Falls Landing #6-#2 - June 25 

We launch from a landing at one end of the High Falls pool and paddle to within safe viewing distance of the High Falls Dam, an impressive structure that tames this section of "the Pesh." We'll encounter a little more boat traffic on the second day, but the scenery is still stunning.

Joining Us?

count me in buttonPlease let us know! Click or touch the button to notify us. It helps us plan but doesn't commit you to the trip. You will register and pay at the launch. Paddles cost $10 per paddler; under 16 free with an adult. Make registration go faster. Fill out your ACA Adult Waiver of ACA Youth Waiver in advance and bring it to the landing. This is a good time to become a member of NEWP for $10 per year.

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The Trip

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At a Glance

SATURDAY

Miles: 8.5
Arrive: Starting at 9 a.m., meet at the launch site.
Launch: 10 a.m., Landing #13. Restrooms available.
Lunch: Landing #12
Land: Landing #13, ETA 2 p.m. 
* Rescue practice in the Landing #13 bay for those interested.

Difficulty: Beginner -- easy paddling and short distance.

JOIN US AFTERWARDS for a shared camp meal at the group shelter on Woods Lake in Governor Thompson State Park. We will bring burgers and brats to grill and condiments to share. A small contribution is requested to offset cost; potluck side dishes welcome. Bring your own beverages!

SUNDAY

Miles: 5
Arrive: Starting at 9 a.m. for shuttle
Launch: 10 a.m., Landing #6. Restrooms available.
Lunch: After paddle
Land: Landing #2, ETA noon.
Difficulty: Beginner -- easy paddling and short distance.

Safety

For the safety of all, ACA rules require you must wear your PDF (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. We will immediately get off the water if there is lightning. Check here at our webpage or on our Facebook page if the weather threatens to cancel the event. If you have pre-registered, check your email for updates. 

Camping

Gov. Tommy Thompson State Park. Make your own camping reservations.

Boat rentals

NEWP members may arrange to borrow club boats. Public rentals are available from these vendors: