Dam and Portage

Portage around Riley Dam at southwest end of Union Lake.

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You can locate this portage pretty soon after crossing under the Arbogast Bridge. Look for a bright orange line of floats.  The portage is on the right side of the dam and has an roller ramp and handrails next to a floating dock. After starting the approach over the out float/cable line go directly to the opening in the inner orange boom line. If your craft (wider canoes) cannot fit through the opening in the inner line turn to the right and access around the end of the line near shore. Once crossing the outer float and cable line paddle directly to the dock and exit. DO NOT ALTER COURSE AND APPROACH THE DAM OR THE BUILDING!! NO SWIMMING OR FISHING IN THIS DOCK AND PORTAGE AREA!

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