Box Canyon Dam

7492 SR 31
Ione, WA 99139- Map It
Phone: (509) 446-3137

AAA Editor Notes

Box Canyon Dam is 4 mi. n. on SR 31. It was built in 1955 and backs up the Pend Oreille River for 56 miles to Albeni Falls Dam, east of Oldtown, Idaho. The overlook just south of the dam surveys the gorge. The visitor center has displays about the dam's construction, and there are picnic grounds, camping sites and a fishing pond for kids at an adjacent park. Guided tours are available. Food is available.
Hours: Grounds open daily dawn-dusk. Visitor center open Mon.-Fri. 8-4. Visitor center closed major holidays.