Treasures of Oz

Celebrating the Natural Gems of Ozaukee County


Route M-11 Milwaukee River - Grafton to Mequon

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Launch at Lime Kiln Park in Grafton. Parking 10 yd. from river. Toilet available at entrance building

Take-out at Garrison Glen at Pioneer Rd. Parking 20 yd. from river. No toilet facilities

This route has some mild class 1 rapids. Scrape bottom sometimes when level is below 6.0*. Above 7.5* it is a fast run; only for experienced paddlers. Winds from N or NW favorable or under 10 mph from E or SE

Mostly woods with excellent wildlife viewing. Very little development.

Scenic Dells area immediately below Lime Kiln Park. Follow the main flow of river through this multi-channeled dells area. Stay right.

Always consider your ability for the river conditions. Avoid fallen trees.

Adjacent to the Garrison Landing, Garrison Glen Park offers a grassy path through a beautiful wetland area.

Five miles shuttle via Pioneer Rd East to Port Washington Rd (Hwy W) then north to Lakefield Rd (Hwy T). Right onto Green Bay Rd. Then 2 miles north to Lime Kiln Park.

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M-11 Lime Kiln Park Landing
M-11 Lime Kiln Park Canoe Landing
M-11 Garrison's Glen Landing
M-11 Garrison's Glen Park Canoe Landing


2020 Green Bay Rd, 53024, Grafton, Wisconsin, United States