Boundary Dam

Boundary Dam sits on the Pend Oreille River in Northeastern Washington State. This dam has an interesting look to it and is in a location that is both remote and visually appealing. The International Selkirk Loop is a popular road trip destination that treats travelers to some fantastic scenery. If you are going to drive this scenic loop, make sure and stop off at Boundary Dam and the many local attractions surrounding it.

Fun Facts About Boundary Dam

-Boundary Dam was completed in 1967.

-Boundary Dam is a concrete arch dam.

-Boundary Dam is owned by the City of Seattle on the opposite side of the state.

-Boundary Dam is operated by Seattle City Light.

-Roughly 46% of the power generated by Seattle City Light is produced by Boundary Dam.

-Boundary Dam is 340 feet tall.

-Boundary Dam stretches for 740 feet across the Pend Oreille River.

-Boundary Dam is located completely in Pend Oreille County.

-In 1997, the facade of a makeshift town was constructed on the face of Boundary Dam. This was so that it would serve as Bridge City during the filming of The Postman, starring Kevin Costner.

Featured Attractions / Activities Near Boundary Dam

Crawford State Park
International Selkirk Loop

Featured Lodging Near Boundary Dam

Circle Motel – Metaline Falls

Featured Restaurants Near Boundary Dam

Cathy’s Cafe – Metaline Falls