3rd Annual Peshtigo River Festival


Back by popular demand – Mark your calendars for April 21st!!!


Dates: April 20-22

Location: Kosir’s Rapid Rafts – Silver Cliff, WI

DetailsFun for beginner AND advanced paddlers!!!

Friday/Saturday: Meet at Kosir’s Rapid Rafts campground at the designated group sites. Hammocks and tents welcome. You can arrive anytime on Friday or Saturday. Just set up camp and hang out with friends.

Saturday All Day Fun: Guided raft/kayak trips, Live music, raffle, outdoor tent and cookout hosted by Rapids Resort, Peshtigo Race and PARTY ALL NITE LONG – DJ, drink specials and more!

Sunday: We will head out at 10am for a guided run on the Peshtigo River. The Peshtigo will feature a wide range of river obstacles from rocky shallows to big drops.

The Peshtigo River has the longest stretch of continuous whitewater in the Midwest!


Check out our video from last year!!!


Note: You will need to provide your own camping gear and food for the weekend if not buying food at the event. As always, I will send a suggested gear list for this trip to all who RSVP.

Advanced paddlers who want to race: The Pesh Fest Race will begin at 1:00PM on Saturday, April 21st

-Boater Registration will be at 9:00am – 11:00am on Saturday the 21st
-Boater Meeting/Briefing will be at 11:00 Sharp.
-Racers will load the shuttle bus at 11:30
-Race will begin at 1:00pm (Start at First Drop and End Below S-Curve)
-Awards will be Saturday evening at 7:00PM

Times subject to change

Fee: $60 per person

Fee covers:
• Guided kayaking/rafting on the Peshtigo or Menomonie
• Wet Suits and Booties
• Life vests, paddles
• Camping Friday-Sunday
• Meetup costs

Registration is Due April 18th

Paypal is preferred and money can be sent to payments@nickofthewoods.com using the friends and family option. Checks and cash are also accepted. Please contact me with any questions. I am happy to help.

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