Clermont Dam

River/Stream: Turkey River

Location: Clermont, Fayette County
        Latitude: 42.99795
        Longitude: -91.65835
        Click here to view an aerial map of the dam.

Built: 1863

Owner: City of Clermont

Height: 5 feet

Length: 110 feet

Hazards: varying, usage, visibility

Warning Signs: need improvement

Portage: marginally steep but good portage trail on right river bank in River park. Left river bank private property steep, with no portage options.

Comments: deteriorating

October 2015 view of dam. Photo by Lyle Danielson.

Upstream view of the dam horizon line.

This warning sign is not visible from the river. Photo by Dave Hillman.