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Maquoketa River Water Trail

Boating Boating at Maquoketa River Water Trail
The Maquoketa River offers boating opportunities for interested visitors.  There are concrete boat ramps at Joinerville Park, Maquoketa City Access, Spragueville Access, and Highway 52 Access.

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Canoeing & Kayaking Canoeing & Kayaking at Maquoketa River Water Trail
Canoe and kayak enthusiasts can take advantage of a well-developed and maintained river trail system along the Maquoketa River in Jackson County.  There are two forks of the Maquoketa River that meander some 50 miles through the county, meeting just north of the town of Maquoketa.  The river then flows another 30 miles until it reaches the the Mississippi River.  There are numerous public access places for padllers to enter the river.  The North Fork is considered more scenic for paddlers but the South Fork offers more public accesses.

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