It's Salmon SEESon Again!

Fall is here, and salmon are returning to streams and rivers around Puget Sound. Watch for these natural beauties at viewing sites listed here - and cheer them on if you see them!

Watch salmon migrate up the fish ladder at the Chittenden Locks in Ballard

Dates: Daily from mid-June through October (best viewing through September)
Location: Chittenden Locks, 3015 NW 54th St, Seattle (directions)
Contact: Call 206-783-7059 for current information or 206-789-2622 x214 for Natural Resources staff.
viewing salmon at Ballard Locks

Watch salmon migrate up the fish ladder at the 100 year old Chittenden Locks in Ballard mid-June through October, with the best viewing through September. Professional naturalists provide daily salmon talks at the fish ladder following free one-hour tours. Special tours can be arranged for school groups.

Sponsored by: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Driving directions and bus routes:

Visit or google “Chittenden Locks” for directions and more. Metro Bus Route 44 serves the Locks.

Salmon viewing at the Chittenden Locks in Ballard

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