John Day Lock and Dam, Lake Umatilla

Description:

John Day Dam is 216 miles upstream from the mouth of the Columbia River and located at Exit 109 off Interstate 84 in Oregon. The project consists of a navigation lock, spillway, smolt monitoring facility, powerhouse and fish-passage facilities on both shores. Many recreation opportunities are available along the shores of Lake Umatilla and on the John Day River, such as boating, fishing, swimming and sail boarding.

Directions:

From The Dalles, 25 miles east on I-84.

Phone:

(541) 506-4807

Email:

Address:

P.O. Box 823 Rufus, OR 97050

Activities:

Boating Camping Fishing Hiking Picnicking Water Sports Wildlife Viewing Playground Park Specialized Sport Site Other Recreation Concession Site

Organization:

USACE - US Army Corps of Engineers

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