Canoeing the Turtle River,
Dam to County FF-Iron County-14 miles.
Here the Turtle River is a delightful
combination of small scenic lakes
and constantlt changing stream. the
stream sections vary from slow quiet
reaches to the dancing waters of 10
rated rapids. Put in is from the left
bank just below Shea Dam about 10
miles northeast of Mercer. Below Spider
Lake the river meanders through Oxbow,
Echo, Rice and Pike Lakes. Between
each is a short stretch of river..
None of the rapids are too difficult
for the average canoeist. Take out
is at the County FF bridge above the