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Jacks' Canoe & Tube Rental

N7504 Wagon Bridge Rd, Trego, WI 54888
+1 715-635-3300
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Fabulous float on the River!

We were 2 couples & 2 teenagers on the river for a glorious float. The staff at Jack's were super... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Michoacan, Mexico
via mobile
Take them up on their offer to hold your car keys! Ours are in the river somewhere!

We had a great day on the river with 6 adults and 4 kids- save for one time when the cooler flipped... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Des Moines, Iowa
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Canoe, kayak, tubing trips on the scenic Namekagon River. Let us help you plan an adventure on one of the midwest best kept secrets.
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N7504 Wagon Bridge Rd, Trego, WI 54888
+1 715-635-3300
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We were 2 couples & 2 teenagers on the river for a glorious float. The staff at Jack's were super friendly and helpful. We rented tubes to float, plus a a tube for our cooler. Jack's has everything you could need on the river -...More

Thank karmstrong26
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We had a great day on the river with 6 adults and 4 kids- save for one time when the cooler flipped and a set of car keys were lost. when you pay, they'll offer to put your car keys on a peg board behind...More

Thank Guitarjess
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Seven of us tubed wth Jack's down the Namekagon River. The equipment was clean and maintained, the staff friendly, the river clean, the adventure wonderful. While it is safe even for little kids and there are no real rapids, it is a pleasant adventure where...More

Thank Jnbartunek
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Last year my daughter and I canoed on July 4th. This year my friend and I paddled a little longer trip, and had as much fun. We put in for a 3 hour paddle, rented a canoe, and launched with my sister's in laws. There...More

Thank Greg T
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I was there the Sunday before Labor Day and the were busy, but despite that the staff was friendly, polite and efficient. We rented kayaks for the 3 -3 1/2 long paddle. My kayak was great and had a water-resistant hold in it. My companion's...More

1  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took two of our children and another little friend along for a day of floating on the river. We drove 2 3/4 hours from Prior Lake, Mn on a Friday morning (nearly 6 hours round trip - plus stops). It was...More

1  Thank kcastor
Reviewed 6 July 2016

My daughter and I were looking forward to a nice day on the river. We had each paddled most of the Namekagon; she more recently than I, and my last trip was 35 years ago. We rented two sit on top kayaks, which proved light,...More

Thank Greg T
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Rented a canoe for 3 days from Seeley to Trego and these folks were terrific. Although, we would recommend putting in at Hayward Dam and skipping the 2 portages that are between Seeley and Hayward since the river has lots of houses still at that...More

Thank fedelaney
Reviewed 25 February 2016

While tubing the Namekagon River is very relaxing, Jacks Canoe Rental also will deliver paddleboards to surrounding area lakes. That's great for cabin people that don't bring boats but have kids who want to do something new.

1  Thank kilkare
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Great time! How can you not have fun tubing down the river! River travels at nice pace. Shallow enough my 8 year old could stand up in most parts of river. Friendly and helpful staff. We'll run operation.

Thank Thekingofcoonraipds
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Dan X
15 March 2017|
Response from Jackscanoerental | Property representative |
Both times are very nice. The end of the season is great because of the color change of the leaves. The water levels are typically good for both.
11 July 2016|
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Response from Jackscanoerental | Property representative |
Yes, the Namekagon River flows at around 3mph, making it a good start for beginners. Slower moving water to Class I rapids can be found on most sections. Big Bend to Trego would be a good starting trip.