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Difficulty I-II
Length 1.4 Miles
Gauge PRAIRIE RIVER NEAR MERRILL, WI
Flow Range 3.23 - 10.00 FT
Flow Rate as of: 19 minutes ago ~ 2.79 [FT] ℹ️
Reach Info Last Updated 10/20/2002 10:11 am

River Description


Fun little run to catch as a companion to other mid-state runs (Pine Dells, Prairie Dells, Trappe). Access is via town parks NW and SE of the town of Athens. There will be fairly continuous easy (class I-II) rapids through this reach if/when there is adequate water.

Rapid Descriptions

Drainage: 40.6 sq.mi.

Class - N/A Mile - 0
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Using USGS StreamStats v4.3.11, drainage area at put-in is 40.6 square miles.

By the take-out, it has increased to 52.8 square miles. (About a 30% increase.)

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bryan foster
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9 years ago

This being a very small creek could be choked with logs so check from some of the bridges in town. I think we were forced out 3 or so times on our trip. IF it were clean, and water was high it would be a fun little creek with a constant gradient.

Gage Descriptions

*Gauge listed is Prairie River, 30 miles northeast. Correlation is not assured.

Minimum is a guess, not yet confirmed, and correlates to 350cfs in the Prairie.

If you boat this reach, and have info on water levels, please pass it along via the 'comments' button below.

Directions Description


We have no additional detail on this route. Use the map below to calculate how to arrive to the main town from your zipcode.

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