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A significant wildlife burned near Newhalem and Diablo in late August. While recent rains have helped control the fire, City Light has substantial work to do to restore normal hydroelectric project operations and repair some damaged infrastructure at the Skagit Project. City Light has therefore decided to cancel all remaining Skagit Tours for the 2015 season and will be issuing full refunds for tours already booked in September. City Light regrets any inconvenience this causes, but hopes you understand that the utility strives to offer a safe and enjoyable tour experience. Thank you for your understanding and support.
Diablo Lake
Boat Tours
Power Tours
Walking Tours
Experience the majestic beauty of the North Cascades this summer on a Skagit Tour. Skagit Tours provides a recreational and educational experience for people of all ages.

Choose from three tour options including a scenic boat tour on Diablo Lake, a popular Power House tour or a free walking tour around the historic town of Newhalem.

In 1918, Seattle City Light's second superintendent, J.D. Ross, had a vision to generate power and electricity by hydroelectric dams for the City of Seattle through the Skagit River Hydroelectric Project. Three dams along the Skagit River now generate about 20 percent of the electricity that powers Seattle. These historic, magnificent and powerful dams include the Gorge Dam, Diablo Dam and Ross Dam.
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