River/Stream: Turkey River
Owner: Howard County Conservation Board
Height: 8 feet
Length: 150 feet
Portage: portage on river right if rapids look too challenging
Comments: HCCB was awarded an FY2008 DNR low-head dam safety cost-share grant to construct a rock-arch rapids at a 20:1 slope below the existing dam and mill pond for safety and fish passage. The project was completed in the Fall, 2010.
- August 13, 1943 - Leland Aberg, swimming in high water at the dam
View of rock arches shortly before project completion.
The dam prior to conversion to rock arch rapids.