Kayaking, canoeing and boating paradise

Canoeing & Kayaking

The Black River Falls area has some of the finest streams and rivers in Wisconsin. With few rapids, the Black River is an excellent destination for family canoeing. The river is dotted with sand bars, ideal for camping and sun bathing. All along the Black River access points are conveniently located, from Hatfield all the way to the Mississippi River. You can plan a two-hour trip or a five-day excursion. The Black River Falls area’s creeks can offer a challenging experience for the seasoned canoeist and kayaker. Halls Creek, Morrison Creek, the East Fork, the Black River and Robinson Creek provide thrilling rapids and stunning scenery. When you plan your trip, be sure to call ahead for the latest water conditions.


Boating in the Northoods - Black River Falls

Water skiing, jet skiing, pontoon boat cruises and relaxing boat rides are the most popular activities on Lake Arbutus and the upper Black River flowage. The upper Black River flowage combines a beautiful unspoiled shoreline with natural serenity. You may even catch a glimpse of a bald eagle or a white-tailed deer.