Sitting on the Middle Santiam River, Green Peter Dam and the area that surrounds it is a popular getaway for many in Oregon who love outdoor recreation and beautiful scenery. The dam can be accessed off of Highway 20, just east of Corvalis, and it’s something most dam enthusiasts love to see. There are a number of great spots available to get some nice photos of the dam too.
Fun Facts About Green Peter Dam
-Green Peter Dam was completed in 1967.
-Green Peter Dam is a concrete gravity dam.
-Green Peter Dam is located in Linn County.
-Green Peter Dam sits seven miles above Foster Dam on the Santiam River.
-Green Peter Dam is 327 feet high.
-Green Peter Dam measures in at 1,500 feet in length.
-Green Peter Dam is home to two turbine powered generators.
-The powerhouse at Green Peter Dam has an energy producing capacity of 80 megawatts.