Skagit Tours—Seattle City Light

SR 20 & Main St.
Newhalem, WA 98283- Map It
Phone: (360) 854-2589

AAA Editor Notes

Skagit Tours—Seattle City Light can be reached by following signs on SR 20 to the Skagit Information Center. The 90-minute Diablo Lake Boat Tour aboard the Alice Ross IV focuses on the remote, scenic lake setting and the hydroelectric facilities around SR 20. The entire complex, which centers on the source of Seattle's electricity supply, lies within Ross Lake National Recreation Area. The Powerhouse Insiders Tour is a two-hour, forty-five minute guided walking tour of the historic company town of Newhalem and the Gorge Powerhouse. An evening tour with dinner also is offered. Guided tours are available.
Diablo Lake Afternoon Cruise $30; $28 (ages 62+); $15 (ages 3-12). Diablo Lake & Lunch Tour $42; $40 (ages 62+); $21 (ages 3-12). Powerhouse Insiders Tour (includes lunch) $20; $18 (ages 62+); ages 0-9 not permitted. Reservations are required.
Hours: Diablo Lake Afternoon Cruise departs Fri.-Sun. at 1:45, early July-early Sept. Diablo Lake & Lunch Tour departs Thurs.-Mon. at 10:30, late June-late Sept. Powerhouse Insiders Tour departs Sat.-Sun. at 10, early July-early Sept. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.