Verchota Landing and Canoe Trail

From this landing you can see a Mississippi River backwater. In summer there are beds of lotus with their yellow flowers popping up from the river. Pelicans, egrets and great blue heron search for snacks in the river bottom. Bald Eagles soar past and waterfowl paddle in the open water.

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Latitude: 44.086423 Longitude: -91.744324 Elevation: 755 ft
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Recreational Opportunities

The Verchota Landing is a popular boat ramp for fishing boats, canoes, kayaks and waterfowl hunting watercraft.

Fishing and waterfowl hunting are the most popular activities. If you bring your canoe or kayak you can paddle the Verchota Canoe Trail.

The Verchota Canoe Trail is 11 miles long and is rated a Difficult trail.  The length of this trail makes it a more difficult adventure and you will be going against the current in the beginning.  

The trail is recommended for experienced paddlers. 

Seasons Accessible

The landing is open year-round. 


No fees.

Accessibility Notes

The area is accessible.

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets are welcome on 6' or shorter leashes. 

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