Lyons Dam


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Lyons Dam

Lyons Dam

 

Lyons Dam

Lyons Dam

Mandatory 350′ portage; Dangerous take out! No warning rope/floats! Take-out very close to sill of dam.

Discussions are underway (2014) for the removal of this dam.  If dam removal proceeds, the situation will at this site will change dramatically.

 

 

Portage Sign

Portage Sign

 

The portage is well marked, but paddling past this point is very dangerous.  If your trip ends at Lyons then take out at Tabor Street Boat Ramp – Lyons is highly recommended.

 

 

 

Lyons Dam Take-out

Lyons Dam Take-out

Lyons Dam Access

Lyons Dam Take-out

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lyons Dam Portage Trail

Lyons Dam Portage Trail

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lyons Dam Portage Trail

Lyons Dam Portage Trail

 

The portage trail may be difficult to manage due to the narrow walkway.

 

 

 

 

Lyons Dam Fish Ladder

Lyons Dam Fish Ladder

 

The portage trail is next to the Fish ladder.

 

 

 

 

The Lyons Dam Portage Trail

The Lyons Dam Portage Trail

 

The is a wooden staircase down to the river on the downstream side of the dam.

 

 

 

 

Lyons Dam Access

Lyons Dam Access

 

If continuing, the put-in upstream of Bridge Street bridge is rocky.

 

 

 

 

Lyons Dam Access

Lyons Dam Access

 

The Put-in downstream of Bridge St is gravel.