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Upper Elk River

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AWFF* Boat Ramps and Fishing Access for Upper Elk River, Wheeler Lake

 

County

Boat Ramp Name

General Location

Park Lot Size

Boat Ramp Lanes

Docks

Sec Lights

Limestone

Buck Island**

Northeast of Hwy 99 on Elk River

20 Trailers; Third Acre

1

None

None

Limestone

Easter Ferry

Junction of Easter Ferry Road and Elk River

8 Trailers; Quarter Acre

1

None

None

Limestone

Elk River County Park
(Sportsman's Park or Elk River Mills)

West of Shanghai, off Co. Rd. 26

20 Trailers; Three Acres

1

One Floating

None

Limestone

Maples

Northeast of Elkmont on Hwy 127

12 Trailers; Quarter Acre

1

None

None

The Department has specific regulations about the use of these boating and fishing access areas.  If you have questions about these boating and fishing access areas, contact the District I Fisheries Supervisor.  Additional free ramps not involved in a partnership with the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources also service the Elk River arm of Wheeler Lake. 

*AWFF is the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division
**Colored and underlined text indicates a hyperlink with a page devoted to this boat access area.

Sport Fish Restoration program funds come from the excise taxes on fishing equipment, fish finders, motorboat fuels, and small engine fuels. A minimum of 15% of these funds are allocated to the maintenance of existing ramps and the construction of new ramps.

Sport Fish Restoration

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