Last updated: 12/29/2009
River/Stream: North Skunk River
 
Location: Lynnville, Jasper County

Owner:  W.H. Wageman, Jasper County Conservation Board
 
Height: 12 ft.
 
Height: 84 ft.

Hazards: drownings

Warning Signage: Installed fall/winter 2007-08.
 
Portage: Take out at Skunk River Access on river left above the dam and opposite of the mill. (Constructed fall/winter 2007-08.) See photos below.
 
Documented Fatalities: 2
Comments: Both sides of the river are connected by a foot bridge at the mill.  As canoeists portage at Wagaman, they can travel across the bridge to the mill, a bed and breakfast beside the mill, and into Lynnville (good ice cream at the Zipín gas station!). The mill is open every Sunday, 2-4 pm, from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Private mill tours can also be arranged.
 
Click here for more information about the history of the dam site.
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Wagaman Mill Dam
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Upstream end of the portage
Downstream end of the portage