Lower Baker Dam

Lower Baker Dam sits on the Baker River in the northern part of Washington State. It is very near the small community of Concrete and it is surrounded by beautiful scenery. If you like outdoor recreation, then this is the area for you. Visiting Lower Baker Dam while driving on the famous North Cascades Highway is extremely easy.

Fun Facts About Lower Baker Dam

-Construction was finished on Lower Baker Dam and it was opened in 1925.

-Lower Baker Dam is located in Skagit County.

-Lower Baker Dam is operated by Puget Sound Energy.

-Lower Baker Dam is a concrete arch dam.

-The water backed up behind Lower Baker dam is known as Lake Shannon.

-Lake Shannon, the reservoir behind Lower Baker Dam, stretches seven and a half miles up the Baker River.

-Lower Baker Dam measures in at 285 feet tall.

-Lower Baker Dam is 550 feet long.

-Lower Baker Dam stretches across the mouth of Eden Canyon.

-At full capacity, Lower Baker Canyon generates 79 megawatts of power.

-Lower Baker Dam is one of two dams on the Baker River. The other is Upper Baker Dam.

Featured Attractions / Activities Near Lower Baker Dam

Sauk Mountain Trail

Featured Lodging Near Lower Baker Dam

Cascade Mountain Inn

Ovenell’s Heritage Inn

Featured Restaurants Near Lower Baker Dam