North River Valley Park Dam

River/Stream: South Skunk River

Location: Ames, Story County
        Latitude: 42.037356
        Longitude: -93.597997
        Click here to view an aerial map of the dam.

Built: 1983

Owner: City of Ames

Height: 6 feet

Length: 91 feet

Hazards: urban, usage

Warning Signs: adequate

Portage: good trail on river right

Comments: In 2009 Iowa Whitewater Coalition committed $1,000 to help the city convert this dam to an arch rapids feature.