Waucoma Mill Dam

Last updated: 1/26/2013
River/Stream: Little Turkey River
 
Location: Waucoma, Fayette County
        Latitude: 43.05476
        Longitude: -92.03365
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Built:
 
Owner: City Of Waucoma
 
Height: 11 feet
 
Length: 224 feet
 
Hazards:
 
Warning Signs: None
 
Documented Fatalities: 2
Portage option: small lake above dam with City park along left river bank (park is bordered by 1st Ave SE and County Road V68). Paddler friendly boat ramp in park allows for easy portage. Short trail from boat ramp to below dam allows for simple access to river below dam.
 
Comments: obvious impoundment. Paddlers should be extra cautious while executing portage during high water levels to avoid being accidentally pulled over dam.
 
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Photos by Dave Hillman