Below are some of the best ways to cool off in hot weather.
For a guide to swimming, see Great beaches of lakes country.
If it's really scorching, try a dip in Lake Superior.
Sheltered coves can be tolerable, especially off Michigan's Upper Peninsula, but otherwise it's perfectly chilly.
It took us four trips, which easily could be split up into three 3-day/2-night sections.
This last part was a short 14 mile paddle from Prairie Du Sac (near Culver’s home office) to Arena.
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It’s incredibly scenic, there is lots of wildlife and plenty of places to camp.
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In general, water levels are almost always reliable on the Wisconsin, however, they can change drastically change at a moments notice.
Put-In: VFW Veterans Memorial Park, Prairie Du Sac, Wisconsin Take-Out: Arena Boat Landing, Arena, Wisconsin Day 1: 9.4.10 Time: Put in at p. Miles Paddled: 4.5 Day 2: 9.5.10 Time: Put in at p. Miles Paddled: 9.75 Total Time: 6h 30m Total Miles: 14.25 What we liked: We finally finished the Lower 92 (in reverse order of course, in case you hadn’t been following).