Site (SR 38)
Location: The Dayton Public Access Site
is along CR 800 E, downstream (north) of the SR 38 bridge,
on the right (east) bank.
From I-65, take exit 168 and take State Road 38 East
about 2 miles, through the city of Dayton. Turn left immediately
after the bridge (over Wildcat Creek) onto CR 800 E; the
acess site is on the left, and the parking lot is clearly
Parking: There is a large paved parking
lot with room for about 50 vehicles.
Path to River: There is an approximate
50 yard (150 foot) carry over a moderate grass/dirt path,
then down a steep bank to the river.
River Access: There is room to load
about 10 boats at a time.
The Dayton Public Access Site is maintained by the Indiana
Department of Natural Resources.
path to the river