Greene Dam

River/Stream: Shell Rock River

Location: Greene, Butler County
        Latitude: 42.895158
        Longitude: -92.802640
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Built: 1924

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Photo by Robin Shook

Owner: County Conservation Board

Height: 10 feet

Length: 210 feet


Warning signs: a few worthly of improvement

Portage option: none. Take out at Peerin Park two blocks upstream from dam on river left. Carry or transport through town crossing Traer Street bridge. Put in well downstream at Greene Recreational Area on river right.



  • Close calls - two boys fell in and nearly drowned in 1956 and 1960.

Upstream view of dam horizon line

View of hydro plant warning at low flow