CatGut Paddle Fest July 22nd

On July 22, 2017, the 1st annual Catgut Paddle, hosted by City of La Crosse Parks, Recreation & Forestry will feature a 14-mile Canoe Kayak Race and a 4-mile Fun Paddle Sponsored by J.F. Brennan with other events throughout the day including SUP yoga, paddleboard jousting, guided historical and birding paddles, and kayak beginner courses. Spectators will enjoy the Outdoor Enthusiast Expo, yard games, Food Truck Court, live music, and KidZone, all held at Veterans Freedom Park, Clinton Street, La Crosse, Wis. Proceeds from Catgut Paddle will benefit Youth Enrichment Association (YEA).

The folks at the Catgut Paddle Fest team need volunteers for the morning races – sign-up on the Catgut website. Great fun and a great way to watch the race!! 

Women’s Mountain Biking Clinic
July 29th

More Information coming soon!!

La Crosse’s Hixon Forest Epic Wisconsin Off-road Series
August 5th and 6th

Hixon Forest Epic organizers and the City of La Crosse are excited to host the 8th event in the 26th year of Wisconsin Off Road Series racing.

The Epic features the best and most challenging trails the La Crosse blufflands can offer. The day of the event, excitement kicks off with the Hixon Forest Frolic 5K trail run, hosted by Grand Bluff Running.  The Kids Bike Race means you better bring your children along for fun, and bring your appetite because local food and craft beer vendors will be filling your plates and your pints! Races take place all day long, for all categories of riders.

ORA and the Epic team welcome your help in putting on this event. Watch in the coming weeks for volunteer opportunities.

Join action with us on August 5th and 6th.

Take A Kid Mountain biking

More Information to Come…

For a complete list of everything that’s happening in the La Crosse area check out the Explore La Crosse website and events calendar

Outdoor Recreation Alliance
1243 Badger Street
La Crosse, WI 54667