Canoeing the Prairie River,
County J to County C-Lincoln County-9.5
miles. This is a small trout fishing
river that features a beautiful dells
section that is for experienced paddlers
only. Water levels are best in springtime.
Put in upstream left at County J west
of Bloomville. You reach the mouth
of Haymeadow Creek at 3 miles. After
this the river is deeper and wider.
Watch for an old timber and stone
structure in the middle of the river.
Get out on the left to scout or portage.
Take a look at the T.B. Scott Log
Dam at the head of the dells Scout
at least part of the dells and portage
if in doubt.. Ocasional riffles and
Class I rapids follow the dells. Take
out upstream left at the County C