Boaters warned of construction
Boaters urged to avoid Lower Encampment River during construction
July 17, 2019
Due to a fish passage project on the Encampment River, boaters are strongly discouraged from boating or floating the river downstream of Baggot Rocks Public Access Area beginning August 5. Previously, the work was scheduled to begin in mid-July, but high water levels have delayed the project.
The construction site is downstream of Baggot Rocks and upstream of the confluence with the North Platte River. Boaters will be able to launch at Odd Fellows or Smelter and leave the river at Baggot Rocks. Portage is mandatory at the construction site because the river will not be navigable until const...