Friday, May 18, 2012

A Day Kayaking on the Namekagon River.

It was a beautiful warm day up here, so we decided to paddle a bit on the Namekagon River. The closest river access, the County M Landing, is just 2 miles from the house, and our exit point, the Phillipi Landing, is about 6 miles further down the road. This is so much better than having to drive 2 and a half hours one way to get to the river like we did when we lived in Prescott. This was our first trip on this section of river.

Things started out pretty good, then we ran into a Beaver dam just 5 minutes into it. Not really a problem, just paddle and push our way up and over the top!

Looking back up steam at the dam.

This Bald Eagle was sitting on the dam as we approached. He took off and landed in a tree not far a way. It must of had a 7 foot wing span, it was huge!

We spent the next 3 hours going down stream with just a few small sections of tiny rapids. It was a nice way to spend the afternoon!

Required blog Croc shot!