Knutson Dam
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Knutson Dam
Knutson Dam
LocationBeltrami County, Minnesota within the Chippewa National Forest
Coordinates47°27?06?N 94°29?00?W / 47.451804°N 94.483466°W / 47.451804; -94.483466Coordinates: 47°27?06?N 94°29?00?W / 47.451804°N 94.483466°W / 47.451804; -94.483466
Opening date1928
Operator(s)United States Forest Service
Dam and spillways
ImpoundsUpper Mississippi River
Height9 ft.
CreatesCass Lake
Surface area15,958 acres

Knutson Dam is located along the Upper Mississippi River within the Chippewa National Forest and was originally built in 1890s as a logging dam. In 1928 it was rebuilt by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and management of the dam was given to the U.S. Forest Service.[1]

External links


  1. ^ "Knutson Dam, Near Cass Lake, MN".

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