Alcock Park Dam

River/Stream: Wapsipinicon River

Location: Frederika, Bremer County
        Latitude: 42.88261
        Longitude: -92.31062
        Click here to view an aerial map of the former dam.

Built: 1932

Owner: Bremer County Conservation Board

Height: 6 feet

Length: 60 feet

Hazards: drowning, varying, usage, visibility

Warning Signs: a couple visible to pedestrians

Portage: excellent portage along shore line left of the dam in Alcock Park. Good grass/gravel trail access to below dam.

Comments: "Alcock Park has a low-head dam within the park. Improper and unsafe activities can result in fatalities. Low-head dam accidents become multiple victim incidents when rescues are attempted by individuals lacking proper training."

Photos by Lyle Danielson

Fatalities 1

  • July 15, 1992 - Kimberley Ann Kingery