Difficulty I-II(III)
Length 4.9 Miles
Gauge BLACK RIVER AT NEILLSVILLE, WI
Flow Range 5.00 - 13.00 FT
Flow Rate as of: 1 hour ago ~ 5.63 [FT] ℹ️
Reach Info Last Updated 04/02/2019 12:21 am

River Description


A fine central Wisconsin float, with some small sandstone cliff banks and ledgy sandstone bottom. The main attraction is a 5 or 6 foot ledge called Polly Falls. Some years back, at high water, a drowning occurred here (primarily due to some basic mistakes in judgment, equipment and techniques) so use good judgment as levels increase! 

When this is runnable, groups often look at a double or triple, combining it with runs on Morrison Creek and/or Halls (Stockwell) Creek.

The following YouTube video (from 'MnktoDave') offers a great tour of the Black River, Robinson Creek, & Hall's Creek.

Rapid Descriptions

Drainage: 85 sq.mi.

Class - N/A Mile - 0
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(Based on personal measurement via online planimeter and topomaps.)

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Gage Descriptions

Visual inspection. Generally runs in spring or early summer (on heavy local rains).

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.

Date Flow Result Factor  
1995-08-19 High Fatality One Boat Trip Read More

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