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ACCESS POINTS:
Fairbanks Public Access Site

 
   

Fairbanks Park
Dresser Dr.
Terre Haute, Indiana
  Joe's Airboats
Airboat rides on the Wabash

Managed by the Terre Haute Park & Recreation Dept., this access site has a paved boat ramp, a large dock, and a large paved parking lot.

The park also offers a river walk, trash cans, covered picnic tables, covered picnic pavilions, a playground, restrooms, an amphitheater, interesting monuments, potable water, and access to the National Road Heritage Trail. Set up by the boat ramp, Joe's Airboats offers airboat rides on the Wabash River. Food, supplies and fuel are also fairly close by.

From the river, this access site is on the left bank, about 1 mile downstream of the US 40 bridges.

ACCESS POINT PHOTOS

The ramp (and a peek downstream)...

The dock (and a peek upstream)...

Joe of Joe's Airboats...

 
 

Important: The river is constantly changing. Hazards like log jams and tree falls will come and go often, so always be ready for them. Even islands and riverbends come and go over time. Riffles and sandbars will appear and disappear based on water flow levels. Do not attempt boating on this or any river during high water. Please be safe, respectful and responsible on the river.
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