River/Stream: Wapsipinicon River
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
- July 15, 1992 - Kimberley Ann Kingery