Pine Island Wildlife Area to Dekorra

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  • Click any dam symbol Portage Symbol on the map below for a aerial photographic detail of portage.
  • Click any campsite symbol Campsites on the map below for a campgrounds information.

Mile marker signs on maps correspond with actual signs placed on the river. Mile markers are typically located on the right side of the bridges and at portage take out sites.


No signs were placed in the field at these locations but they were placed on the map for reference.

Map 1

- General Description
o Miles 302 - 310 (Pine Island Wildlife Area to Portage) River continues east through the Pine Island Wildlife Area to the city of Portage.
o Miles 310 - 317 (Portage to Dekorra) Many small tributaries enter the river behind islands forming many side channels. The Baraboo River, a major tributary enters from the west just upstream from Lib Cross Island.

- Portages - No portages on this stretch of river

- Landings suitable for take-out or put-in
o Mile 305 Pine Island boat landing (right)
o Mile 309 Sunset Park boat landing (left)
o Mile 315 Waterfront Rd. and Thunderbird Dr. boat accesses (right)
o Mile 317 Dekorra boat landing (left)

- Camping
o No known campgrounds on this stretch of river.

- Other amenities
o Mile 309 through Mile 311 - Many businesses in the City of Portage & Surrounding area.
o Mile 317 - Dekorra Park with picnic area and restrooms (left)

- Flow Information - “For information on river flow near Portage on this website go to Flow Forecasts under Wisconsin River /content.cfm?PageID=84&Cat=0)”.