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Used as transportation for thousands of years, the navigable waterways of Crawford County are numerous.

Mississippi River

The artery of the North American continent. Approximately 45 miles of the mighty Mississippi flows along the western border of Crawford County.

Wisconsin River

The original water highway across Wisconsin, flowing from the heart of Wisconsin to meet the Mississippi just south of Prairie du Chien, approximately 24 miles of this unfettered river flows along the southern border of Crawford County.

Kickapoo River

The so-called "crookedest river" in Wisconsin (and maybe the world), a whopping 71 miles of the Kickapoo River runs through Crawford County, meeting the Wisconsin River near Wauzeka.

Mississippi River in Crawford County

Numerous opportunities abound along the Mississippi for water sports. Access to the river can be found at numerous boat landings in Crawford County:

  • Ambro Access

  • Ambro Slough Landing

  • Big Slough Landing

  • Campion Landing

  • Desoto Landing at HWY 35

  • Ferryville Landing

  • Frenchman’s Landing Campground Boat Access

  • Gordons Bay Landing

  • Lynxville Landing

  • St. Feriole Slough

  • Villa Louis Boat Landing

  • Winneshiek Slough Landing

  • Mississippi River / DuCharme Creek – Boat Access

  • Winneshiek Lake – Cold Springs Landing

Wisconsin River
Kickapoo River

Wisconsin River in Crawford County

The Lower Wisconsin Riverway has myriad opportunities for fishing, canoeing, boating, and other water sports.

Public access to the river can be found at these points in Crawford County

  • Boydtown Boat Landing

  • Wauzeka Public Access Boat Landing

  • Bedford Slough and Bridgeport

Mississippi River
Kickapoo River

Kickapoo River in Crawford County

The Lower Kickapoo Riverway has 71 miles of canoeing in Crawford County alone for your enjoyment.

Public access to the river can be found at these points in Crawford County

  • Soldiers Grove Beauford T. Anderson Park Boat/Canoe Landing

  • County Highway B Canoe Landing

  • Gays Mills Robb Park Canoe Landing

  • County Highway S Canoe Landing

  • Steuben Boat/Canoe Landing

  • Plum Creek/Kickapoo Wild Woods Canoe Landing

  • Kickapoo Wildlife Area, Wauzeka Unit Canoe Landing

  • Wauzeka Public Access Boat/Canoe Landing

Mississippi River
Wisconsin River