Dams:



Below is a list of dams that have been compiled on PaddleAway.com

Description Portage Instructions Portage distance from dam Owner Map
Belivdere Park Dam
Kishwaukee River - Belvidere, IL

Good sized dam with lots of sharp rocks. Do not attempt to shoot this dam. Portage to the left/south side.










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During low water I was able to portage on river left. Be sure to stay river left as you approach since the dam is fairly close to the portage path. 25.0 (feet) Map it
Camp Epworth
Kishwaukee River - Garden Prairie (Epworth Rd), IL

Downstream (west) of Garden Prairie Road bridge.

Low Head dam with 3 upright concrete pillars (old bridge supports?)
Approach river left, hug bank past dam, portage through adjacent campground. Short, easy portage. 1.0 (feet) Map it