Saturday, July 29th 2017 10:30am - Saturday, July 29th 2017 2:00pm

Former Marmot Dam Site: Big Sandy Dam Rd, Sandy, OR 97055

Sandy River Basin Watershed Council Summer Picnic

SRBWC Summer Picnic - July 29th

We look forward to this year's annual summer picnic on Saturday, July 29th at the former Marmot Dam site. Did you know this is the 10th year since the dam here was removed?

In preparation for our free Sandy-versary on October 19th, we will offer an educational tour of the former dam site. SRBWC will provide food and drinks, but feel free to bring a salad or side dish. If you haven't already, please RSVP to

If you are interested in floating the Sandy River prior to the main event, we are also considering hosting an optional river float from the Sandy-Salmon confluence. Please contact Steve Wise ( or 503-622-9134) for more information.

10:30AM: Interpretive tour of the former Marmot Dam site
11:30AM: Removal of "DAM AHEAD" sign from site
With a ceremonial float through the former dam location
1:00PM: Potluck lunch
1:30PM: Secondary interpretive tour of former Marmot Dam site

We are looking forward to seeing you there!

SRBWC Picnic
Saturday, July 29th, 10:30am-2:30pm

Marmot Recreation Site

Directions: Take US-26E and turn left onto SE Ten Eyck Road. Stay left on SE Ten Eyck Road. After you cross the Sandy River, SE Ten Eyck Road turns into SE Marmot Road. Keep right on SE Marmot Road. Turn right on Marmot Recreation Site Road (Big Sandy Dam Road). Your destination is about 2.5 miles, at the end of the road.

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