Kings Dam to County E

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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 Mile 0104 Mile 0111 Mile 0118 Mile 0111

- General Description
o Miles 104 - 105 (Kings dam to USH 51) Short run of big river paddling
o Miles 105 - 107 (USH 51 to Tomahawk RR bridge) Entrance to Lake Mohawksin with much development
o Miles 107 - 111 (Tomahawk RR bridge to STH 86) Go through Lake Mohawksin surrounded by the city of Tomahawk
o Miles 111 - 118 (Tomahawk dam to Grandmother dam) First few miles have moderately swift current, river gradually widens to the narrow flowage
o Miles 118 - 122 (Grandmother dam to Lincoln County E) Scenic with some residential development, no rapids

- Portages (see portage maps by clicking on the dam symbol)
o Mile 111 Tomahawk dam - Take-out at the boat landing and portage 300' to a wooden canoe slide (left)
o Mile 118 Grandmother dam - Take-out at the boat landing and portage 500' to wooden steps below the power house (right)

- Landings suitable for take-out or put-in
o Miles 107 through 108 City of Tomahawk boat landings:
" Kwahomot Ski Park - north side of North Fourth Street bridge (right)
" SARA Park - north off West Somo Avenue (left)
" Bradley Park - west off Tomahawk Avenue (left)
o Mile 111 Boat landing at portage take-out (left) & Pride Boat Landing below dam (left)
o Mile 118 Access to boat landing in Grandmother Flowage (portage take-out) and portage put-in below the dam (right)
o Mile 121 Rock Falls public boat landing off STH 107 (left)
o Mile 122 Lincoln County E bridge access downstream of bridge (right)

- Camping
o Mile 107 City of Tomahawk - SARA Park campground with 10 sites

- Other amenities
o Mile 106 through Mile 110 - Many businesses in Tomahawk
o Mile 106 - Memorial Park with swimming beach, fishing pier & picnic area (left)
o Mile 107 - SARA Park with boat landing, swimming beach, ball fields, playground and restrooms (left)
o Mile 108 - Bradley Park with boat landing, playground, picnic area with shelters, and restrooms (left)

- Flow Information - For flow information on river flow below Tomahawk go to http://www.wisconsinpublicservice.com/environment/hydrodata.aspx.