Recreation > Paddling

Set deep in the center of the Northwoods, St. Germain is the perfect place to launch your next paddling adventure. Paddlers will find a number of rivers and streams, as well as a number of no-motor lakes that are ideal for canoeing and kayaking. There are plenty of paddling opportunities close to town, as well as some secluded lakes deep in the bush for those looking to get far from civilization.

Paddling your Way. There are some places only a kayak or canoe can take you. With all of the lakes, rivers and streams in St. Germain you are sure to find an adventure for any level of paddler. Glide your kayak or canoe through some of the clearest waters in the Northwoods. Bald eagles and loons will be your audience as you find your own piece of paradise in the waters of St. Germain. And if you are not traveling with your own equipment, no worries! There are many places in St. Germain where you can rent kayaks or canoes.

St. Germain Area Boat & Watercraft Rentals


Click here to view the Vilas County Paddling Guide.

Click here to view the Town of Newbold Waterways map.

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