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Lucky Peak- Boise, Idaho

We lovingly call Lucky Peak Dam Leaky Peak. During heavy runoff (early spring) they let some extra water go. The engineers of this damn had a great sense of humor, or a show-mans heart in mind.

See the image below and you will know what I mean. (the roadway is highway 21- you have to drive right past this to get to the park or up top to the reservoir--it is literally less than 100 yards away)



I took a trip up Highway 21 to Lucky Peak Dam today. It is about 17mi. NE of Boise, and is the PRIMARY reason Boise is as green as it is, and it's helped us make this desert live-able with its life giving water and addition to our local power grid.
(The pictures arent the best quality--just using my lil $35 used digital)

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Looks like a fun trip. Good to see the car on the road again.
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Re: Lucky Peak- Boise, Idaho

woa first pic is awesome!!! some great scenery as well.
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forgot to mention, that is an 18" steel pipe plumbed directly out of the dam. It keeps fresh water in the "lake" at the park. No pumps are used at all. It shoots over 25' in the air, on a non-windy day, and sounds phenomenal.


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