Upper Dam

River/Stream: Upper Iowa River

Location: east of Decorah, Winneshiek County
        Latitude: 43.322141
        Longitude: -91.686532
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Built: 1895

Owner: Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Height: 16 feet

Length: 123 feet

Hazards: usage, height, visibility, drowning

Portage: river left

Comments: deteriorating; state access

Fatalities 1

  • July 20, 2013 - swimmer Eric Langland