Hiram M. Chittenden Locks7052 Votes Currently Open
- Address: 3015 Northwest 54th Street, Seattle, WA 98107, United States
- Timings: 07:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
- Phone: +1-2067837059
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Waterfront, Walking Area
The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks were built in the 1911. They are also known as the Ballard Locks. The lock provides a link for boats between the salt water of Puget Sound and the fresh water of the Ship Canal. Head over to this place to watch a parade of sailboats, motorboats, tugs, barges and yachts passing through when the locks' water levels are adjusted to allow their safe passage. A popular attraction is the fish ladder which was built to allow salmon to pass between fresh and salt water. This phenomenon occurs during the summers. Just north of the locks is the Carl S. English, Jr. Botanical Garden which is a perfect place for a relaxing stroll.
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Hiram M. Chittenden Locks Travel Tips
- Best time to see adult Salmon pass is from June to October.
- Dogs on leash are allowed.
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks Hours
- Visitor Center/Museum: 10am–6pm
- On-site tours: 1pm & 3 pm (daily)
- On weekends: 11am additional tour is given
How to Reach Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
- NW 54th St & 30th Ave NW bus stop
- NW 54th St & 32ND Ave NW bus stop
- Lockspot Cafe
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78.43% of people who visit Seattle include Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in their plan
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41.61% of people start their Hiram M. Chittenden Locks visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
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