21-024 Lower Granite Visitor Center to open 7 days a week starting May 1

Published April 19, 2021

CLARKSTON, WA – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lower Granite Visitor Center will be open seven days a week starting Saturday, May 1.

Visitor Center hours will be 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Dam tours will not be offered at this time; however, the discussion to offer tours will be revisited later in the summer.

The Visitor Center provides an up-close look at the various Lower Snake River fish species making their way through the fish ladder.  The Center also offers interactive displays and brochures as well as interaction with staff and volunteers.

Visitors will be required to wear masks and maintain social distancing in accordance with federal regulations and policies.


To get to the Lower Granite Visitor Center:

From Clarkston, Washington: Follow U.S. 12 west 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. Visitor Center is 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 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.

For more information, call the visitor center at (509) 843-2214. Check out Lower Granite Dam’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/LowerGraniteDam/ or visit https://www.nww.usace.army.mil/Missions/Recreation/Lower-Granite-Dam-and-Lake/.


Release no. 21-024