The Bucket

River access, parking, restaurant and beverages.

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Via river stop at Heritage Marker # 8 on the Union City Heritage Water trail just a few hundred yards past the corner where the Coldwater joins the St. Joe.  The house and dock are owned by the Smith family, who also own the bar and restaurant just beyond the fence. Paddlers are invited to access or pull out here for refreshment. If you purchase beverages (cans only please on the river!) they will supply ice for your cooler.

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Parking Lot parking is available.

Public restrooms are available (Flush Toilet).

Carry-In boat access.

Length of access is less than 50 yards.

Steps and dock, some rocks in the river. Not super easy but doable.

The sign for this site is in the water/on shore/bank (visible from water), along the road (visible from road).

GPS: 42° 3.96060, -85° 8.00040
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