Salmon Lake Dam is located in the community of Conconully. It sits on Salmon Creek and is part of what makes this little town and the surrounding area a great destination for outdoor recreation enthusiasts. When you visit Conconully, check out this little dam and how it adds to the visual beauty there.
Fun Facts About Salmon Lake Dam
-Constructed began on Salmon Lake Dam in 1919 and it was completed in 1921.
-Salmon Lake Dam is fully located in Okanogan County.
-Salmon Lake Dam was built by the United States Bureau of Reclamation. The USBR still owns the dam today.
-Salmon Lake Dam is operated by the Okanogan Irrigation District.
-Located very near Salmon Lake Dam is the Conconully Dam, another part of the recreational landscape of Conconully.
-Salmon Lake Dam measures in at 54 feet high.
-Salmon Lake Dam is 1,260 feet long.
-In spite of its name, the water backed up behind Salmon Lake Dam is known as Conconully Lake.
-Salmon Lake Dam is an earthen dam.
-The main purposes of Salmon Lake Dam were flood control and irrigation storage.