Rock Rapids Dam

River/Stream: Rock River

Location: Rock Rapids, Lyon County
        Latitude: 43.437144
        Longitude: -96.166937
        Click here to view an aerial map of the dam.

Built: 1931

Owner: City of Rock Rapids

Height: 12 feet

Length: 162 feet

Hazards: height, visibility, urban, usage

Warning Signs:


Comments: This dam holds back water for city wells. Another breached dam exists approximately 1000 feet downstream. Both dams are within the city park.

Photo by Michel Ngilen