Class I-II Sugar River, WI/IL

Avon Bottoms to Colored Sands Forest Preserve (Avon Bottoms Wildlife Area to Yale Bridge Road)

Slow current surrounded by swamps, swales, & backwaters. Alternate access point four miles downstream at Nelson Road bridge. Cross into Colored Sands Forest Preserve in Illinois with a couple 20-30’ tall sand banks.

Section Details

Trip Length Partial Day, 11.0 Miles
Fishing Yes
Camping Yes
Permit No
Manager Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Wild & Scenic No
Water Trail No
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