July 8, 2017

The 5 Mile Canoe, Kayak and SUP Race is perfect for individuals and families who want to enjoy the event in a shorter version. It includes one portage (assistance will be available for those requesting it.) It does not include rapids. Show up and finish and you will be a winner.

1st and 2nd place awards in all 5 categories and 4 participation awards - for a total of $1150 in prizes.

5 Mile Race Will be Capped at 75 Craft in 2017

Vatten Paddlar - Canoe and Kayak Races

Paddle northwestern Wisconsin's most beautiful chain of lakes

Barnes, Wisconsin

2 Races - 10 Mile and 5 Mile

Over $3000 in Prizes


5 Mile Race

Vatten Paddlar Canoe, Kayak & SUP Races

Paddle Northwestern Wisconsin's Most Beautiful Chain of Lakes

10 Mile Race

The 10 Mile Canoe and Kayak Race involves a short segment of fast moving river through various obstacles. It includes two portages and is a great paddle for those with a higher skill level. It does not include rapids. If you want a longer paddle - the 10 Mile Race is a good choice.

1st and 2nd place awards in all ​5 categories and 4 participation awards - for a total of $1,900 in prizes.

10 Mile Race Will be Capped at 40 Craft in 2017