Fleur Drive Dam

River/Stream: Raccoon River

Location: Des Moines, Polk County
        Latitude: 41.57885
        Longitude: -93.64239
        Click here to view an aerial map of the dam.

Built: 1924

Owner: Des Moines Waterworks

Height: 3.5 feet

Length: 205 feet

Hazards: varying, visibility

Warning Signs: minimal

Portage: on river right

Notice how difficult it is to see this dam's horizon line from upstream.

Photos by Lyle Danielson