Great Beaver Paddle Festival
The public is invited to participate in the Fourth Annual " Great Beaver Paddle Festival" which will be held at Beaver Dam Lake. The purpose of the event is to introduce kayak, canoe and stand up paddle board enthusiasts to Beaver Dam Lake as a great destination for paddling.
The Great Beaver Paddle Festival will be a day of free demos, clinics, guided trail trips, paddle challenges and just paddling fun on Beaver Dam Lake. Bring your own equipment or some rental equipment will be available, or just come down and watch. Learn about paddling, the fastest growing recreation on lakes and rivers.
Beaver Dam Lake is the 16th largest lake in Wisconsin and its 42 miles of shoreline offers a tremendous variety of scenic opportunities as well as great variety of waterfowl for birdwatchers and photographers.Paddlers prefer lakes that are not overrun with power boats and have multiple locations to launch. There are six public launch sites and a new handicapped accessible kayak dock and launch were installed at Derge Park this past spring.
Water trails on Beaver Dam Lake vary in length. Maps will be available the day of the event. Paddlers of all levels are invited to come and experience Beaver Dam Lake and participate in the Great Beaver Paddle Festival.
Great Beaver Paddle Festival Locations on Beaver Dam Lake:
Waterworks Park – Headquarters Park and Site of Information and Registration Booth. Kayak/Canoe dock/launch. Food/Beverages. Concessions, refreshments & an ADA playground.
Edgewater Park – One of the Destinations on the Water Trail Maps. Observation tower available.
Fish Camp - One of the Destinations on the Water Trail Maps. Ending point of 3 Mile Paddle (Waterworks Park to Fish Camp.
Tahoe Park - One of the Destinations on Water Trail Maps. This stop has restrooms.
Derge Park – On West Side of Lake. Kayak Dock and Launch – ADA Complaint.