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The links below are provided as a service to our members. Mad City Paddlers does not endorse these organizations, companies, or their products.

Clubs

Wisconsin Hoofers Outing Club (anyone can join) (Madison)

Capitol Water Trails (Madison)

Milwaukee Area Sea Kayakers

NE Wisconsin Paddlers (NEWP)

Pure Water Paddlers (Chippewa Falls, WI)

Prairie State Canoeists (Chicago,IL)

Conservation Groups

Dane County - Lakes & Watershed Commission (Madison)

Friends of Lake Wingra (Madison)

Friends of Starkweather Creek (Madison)

River Alliance of Wisconsin (Madison)

Rock River Coalition (Jefferson, WI)

Upper Sugar River Watershed Association (Mt. Horeb, WI)

Informational Resources

American Canoe Association (ACA)

Canoe & Kayak Magazine

Dane County Parks (including reservations)

Kayaking for Beginners

Miles Paddled

NRS (Learning Resources)

Oblique Aerial Photos of Great Lakes

Paddling.net (tons of info)

Paddling.net Message Boards

RapidMedia (whitewater magazine)

Riverfacts (whitewater river info)

Rock River Water Trail

Wisconsin Canoe and Kayak Rivers

2nd Most Outdoors (Jared Wold's Blog with paddling trip reports, gear guides, etc.)

Informational Resources - Gauges, Tools

American Whitewater (goto site for whitewater fans, detailed gauge info)

Apostle Islands Sea Caves Watch (can also review past pics)

Coastwatch (Great Lakes Surface Temps)

Great Lakes Water Levels

NOAA River Observations

USGS Current Water Data (river gauges)

USGS Waterwatch (Very cool tools)

Wisconsin River - Prairie du Sac Dam Flow Rate

Instruction, Guides, and Outfitters

Bay Shore Outfitters (Door County, WI)

Bearpaw (on the Wolf River near Langlade, WI)

Carl's Paddlin' (Lone Rock, WI)

Living Adventure Inc (Bayfield, WI)

Paddling Schools (lists from Paddling.net)

River Touring Section of the Wisconsin Sierra Club

Rohr's Wilderness Tours (Conover, north of Eagle River)

Rutabaga (Madison, WI)

Trek & Trail (Bayfield, WI)

Wisconsin Canoe/Kayak Trip Outfitters and Retail Shops

Wild Rivers Adventure Co (Iron Mtn, MI area)

Wingra Boats (Madison)

Events

March

Canoecopia (Madison, largest paddlesport consumer event in the world!)

June

Callie Rohr Memorial Race (Conover, WI)

Inland Sea Kayak Symposium (Washburn, WI)

Washington Island Canoe and Kayak Event

July

Clean Lakes Festival

Door County Sea Kayak Symposium

August

WI Masters Swim Race (MCP provides swimmer support)

September

Ironman Wisconsin (needs kayak support, volunteer website opens April)

Paddling Gear

Backcountry.com

Colorado Kayak Supply

Divepoint Scuba & Paddle Adventure Center (Stevens Point and Wausau, WI)

Navarro Canoes (Rock Island, IL)

NRS

Outdoorplay.com

REI

Rutabaga (Madison, WI)

Sierra Trading Post

Wetsuit Wearhouse