Lookout Point Dam

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Lookout Point Dam
Lookout Point Dam.jpg
An aerial view of Lookout Point Dam
Location Lane County, Oregon, USA
Coordinates 43°54′53″N 122°45′9″W / 43.91472°N 122.75250°W / 43.91472; -122.75250Coordinates: 43°54′53″N 122°45′9″W / 43.91472°N 122.75250°W / 43.91472; -122.75250[1]
Opening date 1953[2]
Operator(s) Cenwp[2]
Dam and spillways
Impounds Middle Fork Willamette River
Height 276 feet (84 m)[2]
Length 3,175 feet (968 m)[2]
Creates Lookout Point Lake
Total capacity 477,700 acre feet (0.589 km3)[2]
Catchment area 991 square miles (2,570 km2)[2]
Surface area 4,360 acres (1,760 ha)[2]

Lookout Point Dam is an earth-type dam on the Middle Fork Willamette River in the U.S. state of Oregon. It is located in Lane County. Its reservoir is called Lookout Point Lake. The dam's primary purpose is flood control, with secondary purposes of power generation, recreation, and irrigation.[2][3]

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