Ballard (Hiram M. Chittenden) Locks
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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.
Cool to see how the locks work, especially for kids. Worth a visit if you’re planning to be nearby. Free.
Ballard Locks are a great way to see the active boat life in the area (commercial fishing boats next to yachts!).
Ballard Locks is a great place park not only to stroll around and enjoy its gorgeous trees but also it has a unique view of the opening Puget Sound. You can cross the bridge where fresh water from South Lake meets the salt water of the Puget Sound ocean. Also you can enjoy here the views of the…
Five -ten minute walk from the loft. A must see! Watch boats come through the locks from Puget Sound to Lake Union.
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.
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.
Great visit for a first-time visitors. During certain times of the year, you can see salmons migrating via artificial fish ladder.
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.