Upper and Lower Bennett Dams Fish Counts

Upper and Lower Bennett Dams are located southeast of the town of Stayton on the North Santiam River. Upper Bennett Dam is on the south side of Stayton Island and Lower Bennett Dam is on the north side.

A photo of the Lower Bennett fish passage facility

Fish passage structures and video cameras are installed at each dam. Review of the video feed allows an ODFW employee to count the number and species of fish making their way upstream. 

Bennett fish counts

View historic fish counts at Upper and Lower Bennett Dams