Lower Dam

Last updated: 7/30/2013
River/Stream: Upper Iowa River

Location: east of Decorah, Winneshiek County
        Latitude: 43.339186
        Longitude: -91.642265
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Built: 1895
 
Owner: Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Height: 29 ft.
 
Length: 300 ft.

Hazards: visibility, usage, height

Warning Signs:

Portage: new trail constructed November, 2009, on river left.
 
Comments: deteriorating; state access

Fatalitites:
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Photo by Emily Haase
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Photo by Emily Haase