Pomeroy, WA.– Released from WALLA WALLA DISTRICT CORPS OF ENGINEERS
Summer is just around the corner, and the Lower Granite Lock and Dam Visitor Center will be open seven days a week starting Friday, April 7. The visitor center is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tours of the dam will be offered Friday through Sunday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. or by appointment. Tours are limited to 15 people, and photo identification is required for everyone over 18 years of age.
The visitor center also features interpretive exhibits, a theatre, a bookstore, and opportunities to view migrating fish.
For more information regarding water levels, facilities access, or recreation, call the visitor center at (509) 843-2211.
To reach the Lower Granite Lock and Dam Visitor Center:
From Clarkston, Washington: Follow U.S. 12 west for approximately 20 miles. Turn north onto Ledgerwood Road for approximately two miles. Continue north onto Kirby Mayview Road for approximately 18 miles. Follow the signs to Lower Granite Dam. Turn right to continue Kirby Mayview Road and follow for 16 miles to Lower Granite Dam. Follow signs to the Visitor Center on the south shore.
From Pullman, Washington: Follow State Route 194 southwest. Follow signs to Almota and Boyer Park. Follow Lower Granite Road to Lower Granite Dam. At the security gate, dial 2210 for a crossing escort.
From State Route 127: Turn east just south of the Snake River onto Lower Deadman Creek Road. Proceed 35 miles following the directional signs to Lower Granite Dam.