7.22.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 8.8.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 4.24.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 9.20.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 10.29.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 10.3.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 9.28.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 6.30.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ The Maquoketa River Water Trail is one of the best places to go kayaking or canoeing in Iowa. splash1117@yahoo.com. Chaffie Hollow Road to Potosi Point Recreational Area, Grant River II 4.26.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Pilgrim Road to Frontier Park, Menomonee River I County Road O to Endeavor, Fox River I 7.27.17 | ☆ ☆ 5.15.10 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Fits up to a 50 quart cooler. Cloud to Sheboygan Broughton Marsh County Park, Sheboygan River V Gotham to Boscobel, Wisconsin River I 8.29.09 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Bayfield County, Wisconsin, Lake Superior: Houghton Point 4.16.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 5.17.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 1.1.20 | ☆ ☆ ☆ This is a more relaxing, day in the sun type of float. Cotton Mill Park to County Road J, Beaver Dam River II We offer rentals for Canoes, Kayaks, Kids Kayaks, and Innertubes.We are located just past the Mon- Maq Dam in Monticello and the 8 mile water trail will take you to Pictured Rocks Park -south out of town. Wildlife: The rustic (and rickety) Caven Bridge at 60th Avenue suddenly appears after one last right-hand bend. 9.4.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ It was simultaneously adorable and heartbreaking watching the poor thing try to scamper-clamber up the banks, failing, falling, mewing like a kitten (seriously, that’s how they sound), then try-try again. You can look at a map of the water trail to pick out which route works best for you. Muh-KWO-kuh-ta. 11.15.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Lake Ludden to S. Oak Park Road, Pecatonica River: Mineral Point Branch I Mayfair Road to Jacobus Park, Menomonee River II 9.3.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Cell: 563-495-7241. “ Great float down the Maquoketa River. The river showcases limestone cliffs, mature oak forests, shallow impoundments, lowland forests, and diverse wildlife. 8.25.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ WEEKDAY/WEEKENDS $15 per tube. 4.23.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ The river then flows another 30 miles until it reaches the Mississippi River. The Maquoketa River is a tributary of the Mississippi River, approximately 150 miles (240 km) long, in northeastern Iowa in the United States. Happy New Year,! 7.30.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ With 160 canoes, 50 kayaks, and 250 tubes, Monticello Canoe Rental is ready to handle your next group outing. Whether your interests are canoeing, kayaking, or tubing, the Maquoketa River is the perfect location to relax and enjoy the breathtaking scenery. S. County Line Road to S. O’Riley Road, Little Wolf River IV The river corridor is a combination of state land and private land. Excepting one notable stretch in the “middle” of the 7ish miles from Cascade to Whitewater Creek, the beginning town section and finishing farm section sound a tad mundane. Recent Post by Page. It has the look and feel of an iconic iron-truss bridge we so love in northeastern Iowa. Natural Resource Plates Royertown Bridge Access, Maquoketa River, Eastern IA - Canoe/Kayak Trips on Waymarking.com. Token Creek County Park to Cherokee Park, Tomorrow-Waupaca River Overview Red Covered Bridge Park to County Road 1150, Big Rib River Canoeing the Maquoketa River www.andersonrentalsandsales.com. Old Stage Road to Casey Road, Badfish Creek II 7.23.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 8.6.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Canoe and Kayak Tour Agency in Maquoketa, IA If you’re looking for a thrilling way to have the wind run through your hair, ice flow through your veins, while absorbing the toasty sun rays, Maquoketa River Rental LLC. Along much of this stretch, the river flows through a canyon bounded by steep cliffs of Silurian dolomite. Dakota to Highway 22, Menomonee River III 3.28.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Regardless, this trip is worth saving for early spring or late fall – when the trees are leafless – to better take in the many embedded boulders and “shy” rock outcrops along the bluffs. Highway X16 to Old Sixteen Road, Zumbro River We’ll leave aside our own mistake of using the wrong boat for such a stream; that’s on us and bears nothing on the river itself. 5.1.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Let's Explore The Maquoketa River Together. 10.13.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ (2012) Big Platte Road to Indian Creek Road, Platte River III 5.31.20 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Kawishiwi Lake to Lake One, Brule River Riverside Road to Paoli, Sugar River III Either way, it is steep, so if you attempt to use it as an access, be prepared. 60th Avenue, (aka Caven Bridge Access) Northwest of Ironhills, Iowa, Time: Put in at 11:00a. Merton to Highway 83, Bark River I Garage Road to Halls Creek Landing, Halls Creek I 2.27.18 + 5.4.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ County Road ES to Bowers Road, Sugar River Overview But the threat of being ticketed or arrested (saying nothing of making the drive in hopes of there being enough water) has forced my desire to simmer on the backburner. 4.11.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Outback Canoe Rental rents canoes and kayaks for leisure floating or paddling trips on the Maquoketa river in Monticello Iowa. Bois Brule Landing to Copper Range Landing, Bois Brule River I Highway 83 to Delafield Road, Bark River II Shantytown Road to Jordan Park, Plover River II 3.21.15 | ☆ ☆ Garlyn Glanz, Director of Delaware County Conservation stated “We currently have water access to the Maquoketa River at Dunlap Park, however, the only place to exit the river after putting in at Dunlap was at Monticello. Again, more rock outcrops hidden behind the trees. Little Hope to Shadow Lake, Crystal River II Darlington to Red Rock, Pecatonica River I Put-In: River Bay Road to Norway Drive, Wisconsin River XII Fall River to Columbus-Fall River Road, Crystal River Overview Eagle, Wisconsin, Lusk Creek I do not know how any of these tie in with the other canoe renters. 9.28.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ This all might feel a smidge homogenous or monotonous after awhile (say, 15 miles), but it’s a heluva lovely monotony. Learn More 12.11.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Colored Sands Forest Preserve to North Meridian Road, Sugar River: West Branch The dam at Delhi has a vehicle access road to a boat ramp on the north side of the dam. The put-in at Highway D61 is on the downstream side of the bridge, river-right. 5.22.15 | ☆ ☆ Approximate float time: 5-6 hours depending on water levels RESERVE NOW. Boscobel to Wyalusing State Park, Wolf River V Canoe and kayak enthusiasts can take advantage of a well-developed and maintained river trail system along the Maquoketa River in Jackson County. This was the year to do it I told myself and Easter Sunday seemed like as good a day as any to try my luck. Stone’s Bridge Landing to Bois Brule Landing, Boundary Waters: Kawishiwi River Having been a latchkey kid myself, I empathized. But in a trip with no real development or landmarks, this thing stands out like the Arc de Triomphe. 10.20.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 4.12.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ N 42° 07.237 W 090° 49.736 . 6.13.13 | ☆ ☆ Token Creek Preserve Park to Daentl Road, Token Creek I The bluffs are lovely and continuous – at no point, ever, is this trip flat. Zumbro Falls to Millville, Filter your search by Category : Tag : Date. 8.22.09 | ☆ ☆ Lee Road to Veterans Memorial Park, Spring Creek I Plymouth to County Road M, Namekagon River 8.25.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ It begins below the dam in the town of Cascade and wraps up at the Ozark Bridge at 21stStreet. Bladwin, Iowa 52207 6.21.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 4.9.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 3.15.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Contact Us. 1.19.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 8.17.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Repeatedly, til it got enough footing (hoofing?) 3.12.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 3.19.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Kewaskum to Barton, Milwaukee River III Black Earth to Walking Iron Park, Black Earth Creek III 6.1.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Canoe and Kayak Tour Agency in Maquoketa, IA If you’re looking for a thrilling way to have the wind run through your hair, ice flow through your veins, while absorbing the toasty sun rays, Maquoketa River Rental LLC. 8.26.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Munising, Michigan, Lake Superior: Sea Caves 11.22.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Grafton to County Highway T, Milwaukee River IV 4.15.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 9.27.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Kayaking the Maquoketa River. The Maquoketa River: A trip down the Maquoketa River will take you past Pictured Rocks Park, and several other scenic locations. 7.4-7.5.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ The trail spans around 80 miles total, and there are many spots to enter and exit the river. 8.7.10 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 9.10.11 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 6.9.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 8.3.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 7.4.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ County Road V to Sheboygan Falls, Ontonagon River: Middle Branch The landscape along the Maquoketa River is beautiful Iowa forest, and towering rock bluffs. The doe booked it up the banks, leaving Bambi pitifully alone. North Andover to Highway 81, Red River Sure, fine – that’s all well and good – but there must be something to dislike, no? Pecatonica River Nature Preserve to Trask Bridge Forest Preserve, Pecatonica River IV “ Great float down the Maquoketa River. 5.8.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 5.6.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ is the place to be! 7.14.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Black Earth to Hudson Road, Black Earth Creek IV 9.08 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Newburg to Fredonia, Milwaukee River: East Branch III Cambridge to Hoopen Road, Koshkonong Creek II 8.30.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ County Road B to Rouse Road, Wedges Creek I 6.10.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ This requires a vehicle shuttle from Turtle Creek Park to the Maquoketa River access downstream of the dam. 8.11.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 4.28.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Nate has been certified as an American Canoe Association instructor and has extensive training in the applied science of river restoration. 10.20.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Serena to Wedron, Galena/Fever River IV 10.25.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Cooksville to Murwin County Park, Badger Mill Creek Fulton: ht/ft: 3.2 | cfs: 380 I have no idea where we put in. 5.5.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Pine River to Texas, Wisconsin River XVIII Riverview Park to Reek Road, Waupaca River IV Port Washington to Grafton, Lake Michigan: Ellison Bay Ashippun Lake to Ski Slide Road, Badfish Creek Overview This Maquoketa River Water Trail is 50 miles long and starts as two separate forks of the Maquoketa River before they meet in its namesake town and flow another 30 miles before reaching the Mississippi River. 5.10.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Britzke Road to Hoopen Road, Koshkonong Creek I 6.21.15 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 5.29.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ January 1, 2021! 9.27.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 5.5.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Learn More Formerly a writer, Nate is author of the guidebook, Paddling Iowa. Wisconsin Dells to Norway Drive, Wisconsin River VI Take-Out: Located right on the banks of the Maquoketa River, Lakehurst Riverside Campground is veteran-owned and family-friendly. Fairfield to Sweet-Allyn Park, Turtle Creek IV 5.14.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Rural to Shadow Lake Road, Dell Creek Bayfield County, Wisconsin, Lake Waubesa Wetlands 2-day float trip on Turkey River in Northeast Iowa. Haymeadow Creek to Prairie Road, Puchyan River Old Stone Road to Casey Road, Badfish Creek III So, here’s the thing: we took out at the Highway D61 bridge at 7:45 pm the night before and then put-in at the same exact spot at 11 am the following day. Busseyville to Lake Koshkonong, Koshkonong Creek III Lower Red Lake Dam to County Road A, Red Cedar River III It’s like a rural gazebo. Tirrill Park to Howard & Helen Shelly Memorial Park Home of Manchester Whitewater Park  – .5 miles, Howard & Helen Shelly Memorial Park Home of Manchester Whitewater Park to Schram Park– .6 miles. 8.16.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 7.7.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 8.15.14 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Madison, Wisconsin, Chicago River Maquoketa River Water Trail. Overview: The river below the Bailey’s Ford access begins to become impounded by the dam at Delhi. Estabrook Park to Discovery World, Milwaukee River I Veterans Memorial County Park to La Crosse, La Crosse River II 54 inch outside inflated, dual chamber, solid center river tube. Launch Area: 395 149th Ave. Canton, Iowa 52309. Highway 139 to Chipmunk Rapids Campground, Pine River (Lincoln) 6.18.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Goodrich to County Road A, Billings Creek When you visit our canoe and kayak tour agency, we provide exciting, lively river tours for the whole family! Highway 5 to Preston Trailhead Park, Rubicon River Wisconsin Avenue to Fowler Lake Park, Oconomowoc River I Waterloo Road to Firemen’s Park, Mecan River Overview 9.4-9.5.10 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ And by lackluster all we mean is Whitewater Creek makes a t-bone beeline for the North Fork with near-perfect 90-degree angularity with nary a meander or nuance about it. Portage to Dekorra, Wisconsin River VII: "The Lower Dells" 11.4.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Generally speaking, this is the prettiest section of our trip. Call us! Olson Road to Aztalan State Park, Crawfish River I Throw in a few riffles and a ton of wooded bluffs, and you got yourself a gen-u-ine adventure. Chicago, Illinois, Coon Fork Creek Monticello Canoe Rental is located on the Maquoketa River, in Monticello Iowa. 8.11.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Highway D61, (on Whitewater Creek) East of Cascade, Iowa “ This outfitter has canoes, kayaks, and tubes available for up to 6 hour floats on an approximately 3.5 mile stretch of the Maquoketa River. 7.3.20 | ☆ ☆ 9.14.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Lindsey Bridge to Tirrill Park in Manchester – 9.3 miles FLAT WATER PADDLING on the Maquoketa River Map. Who knows how many others there are, but you get the point. Maquoketa River Rental - 309 West Grove, Maquoketa, IA 52060 - Rated 4.3 based on 9 Reviews "Definitely the most fun I’ve had in a long time! Middle Eau Claire Lake to Gordon, Eau Claire River III (Eau Claire) Smaller creek with some rapids (Class 1-2). Concord Road to County Road P, Old Pearl River 9.8.18 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Janesville to Beloit, Rock River I (IL) View waymark gallery. “ This outfitter has canoes, kayaks, and tubes available for up to 6 hour floats on an approximately 3.5 mile stretch of the Maquoketa River. 5.18.13 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 8.31.19 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ Such a great time tubing on the river!! 8.12.17 | ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ 9 years ago. 5.20.16 | ☆ ☆ ☆ 6.24.12 | ☆ ☆ ☆ Melrose to North Bend, Black River II Sheboygan Broughton Marsh County Park to Kiel, Sheboygan River IV Staging Area: 5020 HWY 64. Canoe Rental office, located below the dam at Delhi has a vehicle access Road to a ramp... Bluffs less bashful high depths to be portaged around which is ambitious – especially in the neighborhood of these coordinates... Wrong kind of boat Creek with some rapids ( Class 1-2 ) feels that way while on the River through... Simply runs a Little long and starts as … kayaking the Maquoketa River is beautiful Iowa forest, and other... 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