Bear Paw Outdoor Adventure Resort is dedicated to fun river experiences! Our trips and classes located in Northeast Wisconsin around the famous Wolf River are the perfect vacation getaway with a touch of exhilarating fun.
Our staff is free-spirited and adventurous, from a variety of backgrounds. We are unified by a passion to provide quality service throughout all that we offer.
We can also help you plan a fun and exciting Northern Wisconsin vacation getaway with whitewater kayaking, river rafting and tubing packages. Perfect for the individual, couple or group of any sort. We can customize a weekend experience for you.
June 9 & 30, August 10 - River Run Section 4 of the Wolf River with guide
Paddle the beautiful Wolf River on Section 4 in the Menomonee Reservation. This 6 mile section of the Wolf is considered the most scenic and the most challenging. It features 6 sets of class 2 to class 4 rapids, a beautiful canyon and ends at Big Smokey Falls. Follow this link for river details. http://www.americanwhitewater.org/content/River/detail/id/2316/
Cost includes an experienced guide, a healthy shore lunch, and river access fees.
You may choose a ducky, a sit on top or a whitewater style kayak.
Some river kayaking experience is required.
$75 per person, $95 with rental.
July 19-21 - Women’s Whitewater Kayaking Festival
July 27-28 - Bear Paw Youth Kayaking Festival
Ladies, join us for the 8 th annual festival for women. We are so happy to once again host Anna Levesque from Girls at Play for a great learning weekend filled with kayaking, yoga, friendship, and new experience .
Cost: $325 with gear… $272 using your own approved gear
Kids love whitewater kayaking. Get them started off on the right foot at our 2 day super fun filled weekend. We focus on fun, safety, and team work for river running safely.
Includes great instruction, lunches, and a cookout on Saturday after class. Sign up early as this is a very popular weekend. Ages 7-14
Cost $125 with gear or $105 using own approved gear.
|Whitewater Kayaking Clinics
This clinic is perfect for the enthusiastic learner looking for a new experience, or a head start into whitewater kayaking. Experience the thrill of the river on your first day paddling! After a quick stop at the lake, you’ll learn the basics of kayaking on the scenic Wolf River.
Dates: May 11, 25, 31; June 15, 29; July 5, 13; August 24, 31
Cost: $136 per person. Ages 14 to adults
Tactics 1 with River Running & Rolling
This session is to build on the Basics session. You will hone your newly learned paddle strokes, and build on your knowledge by learning river features, how to use these features to your benefit when running the river. We’ll also cover basic river safety topics and river-reading skills. We will also introduce and practice the kayak roll. This is the way to begin a life-long passion; you’ll love this fun and exciting course!
Dates: May 12, 26; June 1, 16, 30; July 6, 14; August 25, September 1
Cost: $136 per person. Ages 14 to adults
Tactics 2 River Running with Style & Safety
This clinic focuses on honing your river reading and techniques learned in Tactics 1. We will also spend time on safety concerns and self rescue.
Dates: May 7, June 2, July 7
Cost: $136 per person Ages 14-Adults
Most of our clinics include lunches, gear, guide or instructor and transportation. We request advance reservations for all clinics. Please see our website for more detail and information on other specialty offerings.
Families, clubs, schools, youth groups, and business groups have all found that Bear Paw Outdoor Adventure Resort is a great setting for any gathering! Discover the excitement of the Wolf River through one of our kayaking or canoeing adventures, bike or hike the many trails, or let us help you create your own adventure for a gathering filled with good times and memories. We can set up any trip for your group!
Private kayak lessons are available most days with advance notice. Our top notch instructors will help you get started or take it to the next level. Please contact our staff for pricing on programs with 5 or more participants.
|Cost per day for Private Instruction includes gear, transportation, and lunch:
- 1 person $270
- 2 people $310
- 3 people $450
- 4 people $500