Located far up in North Central Washington, Conconully Dam can be found in the community of Conconully which is a huge getaway spot for those who love the outdoors and remote areas. Conconully is a fun destination and the dam helps provide plenty of water recreation opportunities.
Fun Facts About Conconully Dam
-Conconully Dam was constructed in 1910.
-Conconully Dam sits on Salmon Creek.
-The water backed up by Conconully Dam is known as the Conconully Reservoir.
-The original height of the Conconully Dam was 70 feet at the time of it being built.
-In 1920, Conconully Dam was raised to its current height of 72 feet.
-Conconully Dam measures in at 1,075 feet long.
-The main purposes of the building of Conconully Dam was for flood control as well as irrigation storage.
-In September of 1974, Conconully Dam was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
-Conconully Dam is owned by the United States Bureau of Reclamation.
-Conconully Dam is operated by the Okanogan Irrigation District.
-Conconully State Park sits on the shores of Conconully Reservoir behind Conconully Dam.
-Conconully Dam is located in Okanogan County.
-Located very near to Conconully Dam is Salmon Lake Dam.