Drop your boat and gear off at your start area and drive back to the Mooney Bay dam parking lot. 14293 South Fowlers Cr. Gordon, WI. Volunteers will drive you back to your respective start line.  The last shuttle for the 9AM Robinson lake start is at 8AM. The last shuttle for the 10AM Middle Eau Claire start is at 9:00AM.


The race finish is located in Mooney Bay. Take out for the race finishers’ canoes, kayaks and SUPs is at the Mooney Park boat ramp or the private residence hosting the finish line.  Please be respectful of the hosts and other participants, load your gear quickly and move your vehicle to designated non-loading parking areas.

The Mooney Bay parking lot is within easy walking distance of the post-race activities.​

Vatten Paddlar - Canoe, Kayak and SUP Races

Paddle northwestern Wisconsin's most beautiful chain of lakes

Barnes, Wisconsin

July 6, 2019

Pre-Race Shuttle Service
​If needed, shuttle service will be available for participants prior to race start from 7:00 to 9:00.

Please use the contact us email in the Vattenpadlar.com website ahead of time to make your reservation.  Informing us at us bib pick-up makes it more difficult for our shuttle crew to meet your needs.