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Recreation Information for Libby Dam
by Alana Mesenbrink, Libby Dam Park Ranger, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
July 20, 2009

As of July 20, 2009 the current outflow from Libby Dam is 7,000 cubic feet per second (7 kcfs). Outflow from the dam will hold at 7 kcfs through the rest of the summer.

The current elevation above sea level for Lake Koocanusa is 2439 feet which is 20 feet from full pool. The projected elevation for July 27th is approximately 2440.5 feet. McGillvray beach is accessible at elevation 2453 ft and the mooring dock at Souse Gulch is currently open.

The current temperature of the water released into the river from Libby Dam is 53-54 įF and the surface water on Lake Koocanusa is in the low to mid 70ís.

Junior Ranger programs this week will focus on Recycling. The programs will be held in Libby on Wednesday at 11:00 AM at Firemanís Park and in Eureka on Thursday at the public library at 3:30 PM. The campfire program season starts this Saturday evening at 7 PM at Dunn Creek Campground with a program focusing on dams across the US and Canada.

Come on out and enjoy the summer recreation opportunities! If you have questions or need additional information about daily tours or picnic shelter reservations, please contact Park Ranger, Alana Mesenbrink at the Libby Dam Visitor Center, (406)-293-5577.



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