Site No.7: Calkins Dam (Lake Allegan Dam)


The Lake Allegan Dam and Spillway was and is the replacement dam for the dismantled Pine Creek Dam (Site # 3).  This dam still provides electricity for the area, as well as flood control for the Kalamazoo River drainage basin, and recreational opportunities.

Calkins Dam #1

In the spring and fall, when the fish are spawning, this is a favorite spot for fishermen who come in large numbers to try their luck.

Calkins Dam #2


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