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Ballard (Hiram M. Chittenden) Locks

Doporučuje 412 místních ·

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Bradley
Bradley
August 15, 2019
A boat lock system with an underwater view of a fish ladder. A hot spot for mating blue herons and on the way to the beach at Golden Gardens.
Amanda
Amanda
August 3, 2019
Watch the salmon climb the ladder. Watch the boats go from fresh water out to the sound. It’s amazing and one of the oldest parts of Seattle.
Jonathan
Jonathan
January 28, 2020
Very cool to watch all the boats go through all the locks!
Alex
Alex
August 20, 2019
Great visit for a first-time visitors. During certain times of the year, you can see salmons migrating via artificial fish ladder.
Panharith
Panharith
July 30, 2019
Visit during Summer and on weekends. It’s free. The locks will have boats line up and water level will go down and up like an elevator for boats.
Chris
Chris
January 13, 2020
Amazing to watch the ships pass through the locks. An amazing Fish ladder and beautiful grounds. Free outdoor concerts in the summer.
Kiruthika
Kiruthika
March 8, 2020
Ballard locks link the Puget Sound with Lake Union and Lake Washington. Boats as large as 760 feet in length and as small as a kayak can travel through the locks. The locks are also a critical link for salmon and steelhead heading upstream to spawn. A fish ladder with 21 steps or “weirs” allows…
Casey
Casey
November 8, 2019
A unique Seattle experience—watching boats transfer between the Sound and the ship canal. Plus you can often catch sights of seals and migrating fish.
Sarah
Sarah
August 3, 2019
Cool to see how the locks work, especially for kids. Worth a visit if you’re planning to be nearby. Free.
Kerry + 3
Kerry + 3
November 4, 2019
Ballard locks is a great location to watch boats and fish make their way from the Puget sound to Lake Washington. Just a 10 minute drive from home
Isaac
Isaac
October 20, 2019
These historic locks have been operating for over 100 years connecting boats between Lake Union/Lake Washington and the Puget Sound. Be sure to check out the salmon elevator while you're there.

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Lokalita
3015 Northwest 54th Street
Seattle, WA 98107
Telefon+1 206-780-2500
Webové stránkyballardlocks.org
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