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Namekagon River: Wisconsin's Moving National Park

Down The Namekagon River (and Beyond)

Rivers, river systems and tributaries really are quite fascinating phenomenons that we are incredibly lucky to have the opportunity to learn more about. The impressive Namekagon River, in particular, is our bread and butter – as it plays a major role in the formation of both the National Scenic St. Croix Riverway and the good…

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Photography Tips For The Namekagon River

The scenic Namekagon River sets an ideal backdrop for any nature and wildlife photographer. Whether you’re leisurely paddling the river or exploring through the winding bank-side trails, you will be sure to see some critters scurrying by or flying overhead, maybe even swimming beneath you. For our feathered friend enthusiasts be sure to bring your…

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Fall – The Season of Drag

The Fall Season Fall is also known as the season of drag, but it doesn’t have to be. In spring we dream, in summer we do, and when fall rolls in to town we tend to sit back and relax after an incredibly busy summer. Though we do deserve to kick our feet up and…

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Your Guide to Floating The Namekagon River

August is the perfect time to get out and get exploring on the Namekagon River. What better way to experience nature than by hopping in a canoe or kayak and then paddling for miles and miles? Rather float in a tube? That works, too! Between rentals, shuttle services and fishing outfitters we’ve got you covered….

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Safety Tips for the Namekagon River

11 Tips to Stay Safe on The Namekagon River: Wisconsin’s Moving National Park

Summer is one of the most exciting times of the year! There is so much to do and so little time… Which is why it comes to no surprise that people love to spend the hottest summer days out on the river. The Namekagon River can be an incredible experience for you and your loved…

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Winter on the Namekagon

Submitted by: Washburn County Tourism Association A frosty coat covers the trees and the trails are covered with glistening snow. Winter has arrived on the Namekagon River. The Namekagon River: Wisconsin’s Moving National Park has slowed down for the year and transitioned into a stunning winter paradise. If you love winter photography, the Namekagon will…

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Namekagon River: Offering nearly any fishing experience you can think of

September 12, 2018 Submitted by Max Wolter Whether you like fishing for trout, smallmouth bass, musky, walleye, or even sturgeon, the Namekagon River has a fishing experience for you. The upper reaches of the Namekagon offer world class fishing for trophy brown trout. Fishery surveys by DNR crews in 2018 found some of the strongest…

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Fall Along the Namekagon River: Wisconsin’s Moving National Park

August 24, 2018 Submitted by: Washburn County Tourism Association As the summer visitors head for home, the Namekagon River: Wisconsin’s Moving National Park is transitioning into the peaceful fall season. The Namekagon, part of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, offers a free opportunity to explore one of the nation’s greatest treasures. Gentle rapids, abundant…

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Eight Tips for Exploring the Namekagon River: Wisconsin’s Moving National Park

May 15, 2018 Submitted by: Michelle Martin, Washburn County Tourism Association Located in beautiful Northwest Wisconsin, the Namekagon River is a hidden gem. The Namekagon is part of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway and was one of the original eight rivers designated as wild and scenic rivers by the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act…

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Blog: Early Season Canoeing & Kayaking on the Namekagon River

May 10, 2018 Spring has finally landed in the Northwoods and the ice is out on the Namekagon River: Wisconsin’s Moving National Park. With the sun shining and warm weather upon us, the river is an early season canoeing and kayaking experience that you won’t want to miss. The early season is a great time…

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