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Lake Keokee dam - Appalachia, VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 36° 50.725 W 082° 52.011
17S E 333551 N 4079350
Quick Description: Earthen dam for 92-acre lake in state recreation area.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 12/13/2012 2:52:57 AM
Waymark Code: WMFXGV
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra
Views: 1

Long Description:
Lake Keokee was created by damming the North Fork of the Powell River in 1975 to provide recreation opportunities. No gasoline motors are allowed on the lake, so it is quiet as fishing is done from canoes or flatboats.

The dam itself is accessible by boat, hiking loop trail, and forest service road.
Waterway where the dam is located: Lake Keokee - North Fork of Powell River

Main use of the Water Dam: Recreation Area

Material used in the structure: embankment

Height of Dam: ~150 ft

Date built: 1/1/1975

Fishing Allowed: yes

Motor Sports Allowed: no

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