Como Dam is a small dam accessible from Highway 93 in Western Montana. The dam sits on the eastern slopes of the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness, just south of Missoula. Como Dam is very important to locals and there is a lot to do and see in the surrounding area. The water backed up behind the dam is a great source of outdoor recreation.
Fun Facts About Como Dam
-Como Dam was built in 1910 by local residents for irrigation water storage.
-In 1954, the United States Bureau of Reclamation upgraded and stabilized the original 1910 structure of Como Dam.
-Como Dam is located in Ravalli County, Montana.
-Como Dam is 85 feet high.
-Como Dam is 2,550 feet long.
-Como Dam is owned by the Bitterroot Project Irrigation District.
-Lake Como is a natural lake that is increased in size and depth by the presence of the Como Dam that backs water up into it.