What should we consider packing for our trip?

First, let’s talk packing philosophy.  Most of our customers are on the water for right around 24 hours (an overnight trip), there are a lot of things you can live without for 24 hours.  Your objective when planning your trip should be how little can you bring and still be comfortable.  Your goal should not be to see what the limits of the amount of gear you can bring with you and fit in the canoe.  Visit our Video Library and see the video we’ve put together on packing as well as our suggested packing list.

Finally, since we’re on the topic of "Packing Best Practices" we HIGHLY recommend renting one of our huge dry bags to keep your clothes/sleeping bag/pillow dry!

Pack Right, Pack Light!

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It is illegal to be in possession of glass on the Wisconsin River. Assume you WILL be searched by the WI Dept. of Natural Resources. If caught you will face a fine of upto $749 for the possession of glass (beer bottles, jelly jars, mayo jars, wine bottles).

Fireworks are also illegal and punishable by fines. We are trying to provide a peaceful experience for our paddlers and the many migratory birds that we share the river with. Leave your glass and fireworks at home and save yourself the fine for being in possession of them on the river.

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