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Dane County Land & Water Resources Department

Paddle in the Parks

Event Dates

  • Thursday, 06/08/2023 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Event Description

Enjoy an evening paddle on Dane County waterways.

This event is free if you bring your own boat. We have five canoes available to rent for $20 each. Each canoe can hold up to two adults (paddling) and 1-2 children if seated. A PFD must be worn at all times while out on the water. Rental boats will include PFDs.

The route is about 4.25 miles long. It is a very easy paddle and is great for novice paddlers.

5:00-5:15 - Boat drop off at Babcock County Park - Boat Launch, 2909 US Highway 51 McFarland, WI 53558
5:15-5:45 - Park vehicles at Fish Camp County Park - Canoe Launch, 3359 Fish Camp Rd, McFarland, WI 53558
5:45 – Remarks/Safety Talk
5:45-8:00 - Paddle the Yahara River from Babcock County Park to Fish Camp County Park

Registration:
If you are bringing your own boat, you do not need to register in advance. If you would like to rent a boat from us, please register and pay onlineRegistration is required in advance to rent canoes.

Event Website

Location

Babcock County Park to Fish Camp County Park along the Lower Yahara River

Boat drop Off -  Babcock County Park - Boat Launch, 2909 US Highway 51 McFarland, WI 53558

Shuttle – Fish Camp County Park – Boat Launch, 3383 County Rd, McFarland, WI 53558

Map

 

Contact

heritagecenter@countyofdane.com - (608) 224-3604

Categories: Health & Fitness, Kids & Family, Parks