Pend Oreille River Closed to Recreational Activities

The Pend Oreille County Sheriff's Office has closed the Pend Oreille River to recreational activities due to safety concerns about extremely high river flows and flooding, as reported by KXLY. That order includes the reservoir at Seattle City Light's Boundary Hydroelectric Project.

The Pend Oreille County Sheriff’s Office has closed the Pend Oreille River to recreational activities due to safety concerns about extremely high river flows and flooding, as reported by KXLY. That order includes the reservoir at Seattle City Light’s Boundary Hydroelectric Project.

Closure means no boating, swimming or other activity is allowed on the river until further notice.

Anyone planning to visit Boundary or use its campground should check with the Sheriff’s Office for updates on access to the river.

For a look at the water flowing over the spillway at Boundary, watch this video from our Facebook page.