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Pecatonica River put-ins


Paddle the Pec
Photo by Lee Butler

Pecatonica River photos(7), rentals, videos, dams

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Put-in Name & Links
Description
Argyle Boat Launch
Argyle, WI

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Trips ending here will enjoy rocky bluffs/dells and pines along the banks.

This put-in/take-out is unimproved. Located on the west side of the river. Here is a high res satellite image of the location. You can also click on the title for more info from Argyle, WI homepage.

More info:
http://www.argylewi.org/att_recreation.htm
Blanchardville Dam
Blanchardville, WI

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This put in is just below the Blanchardville Dam. Click the title for a video on this scenic section of the east branch of the Pec.

Here is also a higher res satellite photo since google isn't quite up to par in this area.

More info:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F22-g7h8ChE
Browntown boat ramp
Browntown, WI

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1 mile east of Browntown, WI

More info:
http://www.paddlethepec.com
Brewster's Landing
Winslow, IL

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Added by: Lee Butler

This launch site is located about 1 mile east of Winslow, IL. There is a cement boat ramp, which could be muddy. Plenty of off-road parking. The site is owned by Stephenson County. We hope to have a picnic table in the shelter house soon.

More info:
http://www.paddlethepec.com/trip1brewstertomcconnell.htm
Brewster Landing
Winslow, IL

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West of Route 26 on Winslow Rd. A billboard on Winslow road marks this landing which is a cement boat ramp on site owned by Stephenson County. Park of to the side of the road.

More info:
http://www.paddlethepec.com/trip1brewstertomcconnel.htm
West McConnell Road Bridge
McConnell, IL

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A broken cement ramp is 500 ft south/downstream of the bridge on east side of the river (follow one-lane path on top of the dike). Limited parking is available at the launch area, however parking off West McConnel road is available.

More info:
http://www.paddlethepec.com/trip1brewstertomcconnel.htm
McConnell Bobtown Landing
McConnell, IL

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Added by: Lee Butler

McConnell / Bobtown Landing is 1/4 mile west of McConnell on West McConnell Road. The best launch/take-out site is at the new site of the floating boat dock.

There is ample off-road parking in this new Park. This grassy area is owned by The Lena Community Park District.

More info:
htpp://www.paddlethepec.com
McNeil's Damascus Landing
Damascus, IL

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Between Cederville and Lena on W. Cedarvile Rd, just west of Damascus Rd. Gravel parking lot. Put-in is a floating boat dock on northwest side of bridge.

More info:
http://www.paddlethepec.com/trip2mcconnelltomcneils.htm
Wes Block Trailhead
Freeport, IL

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Added by: Lee Butler

This is an unimproved landing. The river bank is steep with large, jagged concrete blocks. The site is owned by the Freeport Park District. There is a bathroom.

More info:
http://www.paddlethepec.com/trip4wesblocktuttys.htm
Tutty's Crossing
Freeport, IL

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Dirt/mud put-in. On northwest corner of Rt 75. Paved parking lot and nice grassy areas (sounds good for a picnic!).

More info:
http://www.paddlethepec.com/trip3mcneilstotuttys.htm
Tutty's Crossing
Freeport, IL

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Added by: Lee Butler

Tutty has a new Concrete Boat Ramp with a large paved parking lot. Large grassy area for picnics. No bathrooms. Located very close to Union Dairy Ice Cream Parlor.

More info:
http://www.paddlethepec.com/trip5tuttyshancock.htm
Hancock Ave Boat Ramp
Freeport, IL

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300 ft upstream from the bridge. 300 S. Hancock Ave.

More info:
http://www.paddlethepec.com/trip5hancocktoridott.htm
Ridott Fishing Park
Riddot, IL

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Put-in is on the bank of the river. 6900 E River Rd

More info:
http://www.paddlethepec.com/trip6ridotttofarwell.htm
Atten's Landing
Pecatonica, IL

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Added by: Lee Butler

This is an unimproved Park. This 5 acre park is owned by Stephenson County and managed by Friends of the Pecatonica River Foundation.

More info:
http://www.paddlethepec.com/trip8attenspecatonca.htm
N. Farwell Bridge
Riddot, IL

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Put-in is under bridge. Small parking area on southeast side of bridge

More info:
http://www.paddlethepec.com/trip6ridotttofarwell.htm
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