Ballard (Hiram M. Chittenden) Locks
410 locals recommend ·
Tips from locals
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
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.
An interesting and educational facet of Seattle culture/history, the Ballard Locks offer a different type of sightseeing.
Watch boats getting through the locks and salmon migrating through the fish ladder. An interesting, educational and fun experience. Not to mention this is a very beautiful and historical place.
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