Last updated: 3/23/2016
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River/Stream: Cedar River

Location: Charles City, Floyd County
        Latitude: 43.0662916492896
        Longitude: -92.6803147116103
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Built: (beauty dam built 1933)
 
Owner: City of Charles City

Height: 11 ft.
 
Length: 238 ft.

Hazards:  portage
 
Warning Signs:
 
Portage options: Take-out on the right above the Main Street Dam.
 
Comments: In July 2009 the Department of Cultural Affairs awarded $179,450 of Iowa Great Places funding to the City of Charles City for Riverfront Park Development. The project seeks reduce hazards at the lower dam and improve fish habitat and river recreation opportunities.

Documented Fatalities: 1
 
 
 
Main Street Dam
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Photos by Rick Dietz