Length: 5 miles - ~ 2.5 hrs by canoe or kayak without stops. Three rest-stops available at Hawthorne Hills.
Pristine river of woods and natural areas. Excellent wildlife viewing. Good fishing.
This route mostly class 1 flat water with occasional class 1.5 mild rapids
Scrape bottom in low water below 7*. 7.5 to 8* will make rapids easier; you will dodge rocks but no walking necessary.
Winds from N favorable.
Always consider your ability for the river conditions. Avoid fallen trees.
Launch at Waubedonia Park just W of Fredonia. Boat launch just south of West entrance. Park along road. Free camping with toilet.
Take-out at Ehlers Park on Hwy W, 2miles North of Saukville. Parking 60 yd from good take-out on river. Great picnic spot with portable toilet.
Earlier take-out available at Tendick Park, half-mile (15 min) before Ehlers Park.
Shuttle via Hwy W to Hwy 57 N to Hwy A, W to Waubedonia Park - West entrance next to river. 6 miles.