Upper Dam

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

Location: east of Decorah, Winneshiek County
        Latitude: 43.322141
        Longitude: -91.686532
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Built: 1895

Owner: Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Height: 16 ft.
Length: 123 ft.

Hazards: usage, height, visibility

Warning Signs:

Portage option: river left
Comments: deteriorating; state access

Documented Fatalitites: 1
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Photo by Bradford Harris
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