ADDLING

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PADDLING

The Le Sueur River is known for great paddling adventures. 

PADDLING SAFETY

Boat and Water Safety (MDNR)
https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/safety/boatwater/index.html

WATER LEVELS 

MDNR Water Levels (MDNR)

https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/river_levels/index.html

River Levels (MDNR)

https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/river_levels/index.html

Water Watch Stream Flow (USGS) 

https://waterwatch.usgs.gov/index.php?m=real&r=mn&w=map

Site Number: c05320500 LE SUEUR RIVER NEAR RAPIDAN, MN

PADDLING GUIDES

Le Sueur River Paddling Guide – Paddling.com

https://paddling.com/paddle/trips/le-sueur-river-minnesota/

Paddling Minnesota (Book)

https://www.amazon.com/Paddling-Minnesota-Regional-Greg-Breining/dp/1560446900

PADDLING VIDEOS
Le Sueur River Mainstem

Le Sueur River by Jet Boat

By:  FiveOhSeven

Cruise up the Le Sueur River from the confluence to the Cobb River. Accessed from the Minnesota River in Mankato, up the Blue Earth River, and up to the Le Sueur River. The Le Sueur River is a very shallow, very rocky river but due to high water I was able to navigate it quite easily.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FXLzrXeTLI

Paddling the Le Sueur River- Water level at bridge gauge 3 feet


By: Russell Sabo 
(9-6-2015)

Paddling the Le Sueur River. We paddled from Highway 41 to Highway 22. Lots of rain made for a fun, comfortable run.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kq89-Z215As

Big Cobb River

Kayaking Big Cobb River – Water level at bridge gauge 2 feet

 

By Russell Sabo (6-24-12)
Kayaking the Big Cobb River. We put-in at the County Road 16 bridge and took-out at the LeSueur River bridge on County Road 16. There were lots of strainers, but none of them were river-wide. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yo38Cc1Lgdk

Kayaking Big Cobb River – Water level at bridge gauge 2 ¼ feet  
 

By Russell Sabo (6-7-15)
Kayaking on the Big Cobb River 6-7-15. The level was just over 2 1/4 feet on the bridge gauge. The trip was from the County Rd 16 put-in to the County Rd 16 take-out at the Le Seuer River bridge.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrfGmeAOpzA

Kayaking Big Cobb River – Water level at bridge gauge 4 feet
 

By: Russell Sabo (6-28-15)

Paddling the Big Cobb River. The level was 4 feet according to the bridge gauge. Removed an ugly hanging branch strainer to clear the way for everybody else and reduce the need for portaging.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTSJojK1HyA

Maple River

Kayaking Maple River – Water level at bridge gauge 3 feet

 

By: Russell Sabo (5-31-15)

Paddling the Maple River near Good Thunder, MN. The trip was from the CR 35 bridge to the confluence with the Le Sueur River. We continued on until the Highway 90 take-out.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALYQac0lnOI

Maple River kayak trip – Early Spring
 

By: Jim Chimner (3-15-15_
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPsDNZ8O0d8