Hydroelectric Power Plant Tours are intended for Family Groups or Individuals.
On this tour you will enjoy a general program in our loby where you will observe displays explaining the purpose of our dam. You will then be escorted around the Garrison Power Plant in order to observe the generator floor. Along the tour you will be able to observe other details of the energy making process of transforming water into electrical energy that travels to multiple states for use.
Reservations are available 90 days prior to date of the tour. Tours begin at 2:00 pm C.S.T., Thursday, Fridays, and Saturdays. Please arrive on the date of your reserved tour at least 10 min early to allow for a timely tour for all individuals in the tour. Once the gate is secured no entry will be given to late individuals. State Issued or Federal Issued ID is required to be presented prior to entry for all individuals 18 and over.
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You are entering a secure facility on this tour. State Issued or Federal Issued ID is required to be presented prior to entry for all individuals 18 and over. All individuals will be asked to sign in the logbook. All individuals under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
No bags, cases, parcels, cameras, cell phones, purses, backpacks, diaper bags, food, drink, or pets are allowed to enter the facility.
Visitors must wear close toe shoes to attend tours. Visitors must wear safety equipment supplied by the Corps of Engineers Tour Guide when asked, including but not limited to safety glasses, goggles, and hard hats.
Please wait for your tour guide to escort you inside of the secure gated area. Please wait outside of the entry road inside your vehicles parked to the side of the drive, until directed to enter by your tour guide.
Restrooms will be made available prior and after the start of each tour. Once a tour has started there is not an option to leave the group to take a break.