Paddle in Green Lake Wisconsin

Your water adventures are unlimited on more than 27 miles of shoreline to paddle in Green Lake Wisconsin. Spend a weekend on the water and you’ll experience a whole different side of the lake. There are so many secluded hidden coves and shoreline’s on Green Lake to explore via paddleboard, kayak, or canoe.

Whether you enjoy the solitude on a leisurely paddle or prefer a good conversation and hearty workout with others, paddling on Green Lake has something for everyone. The Green Lake Conference Center has over two miles of frontage to explore, the wharf downtown offers great views of the city and easy access to good food and cold beverages, or you can explore Dartford Bay and Hattie Sherwood Park.

Where to Rent Canoes / Kayaks: Make sure to reserve your canoes ahead of time, especially on busy summer weekends. Check out these businesses that offer rentals here.

Where to Launch:  Spauldings Bridge Landing, Assembly Creek Landing, Deacon Mills Park, Canal Street, Hattie Sherwood Park, Duerings Landing, Sunset Park, Horner’s Landing, Dodge Memorial Park, County Road K Marsh, Beyers Cove. (download our Kayaking Green Lake Map here)

What to Wear: Keep it simple and wear a swimsuit or other clothes you don’t mind getting wet or getting dirty. Cover your head with a hat to avoid sunburn. The banks can be muddy/rocky, so wear shoes that are easy to clean.

Where to Eat: Looking for somewhere to eat before or after your paddle trip? There are plenty of places to eat in Green Lake and beyond (check them out here).

Where to Stay: You’ll find everything from campgrounds to hotels to hang your hat at the end of the day. Make your reservations as far in advance as possible, because pickings can be slim (especially during holiday weekends). Bed & Breakfast, Motels & Hotels, Cabins Cottages & Private Home Rentals, and Campgrounds.


So give it a shot—it’s just as fun as it looks!