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This is an interesting spot from where you can see the remains of the dam that used to be across the entrance to the canyon. It was built in 1927, but was removed in 2011 because of the damage caused downstream. The area of the...More
Drive along the river & stop to see where the dam once was. Then continue onto Whiskey Bend Rd. This is a one lane dirt road. There are several turn out areas if you meet on coming cars, but several of these areas are on...More
As you take the road along the Elwah River, you'll come upon an overlook where a dam once stood forming Lake Mills. A few years ago, the dam was removed restoring a free flowing Elwah River. You can actually walk out on a remaining portion...More
The old Glines Canyon Dam site on the Elwha River is a must see if you are in Olympic National Park. The river now runs freely for the first time in almost 100 years. We took a hike with a ranger who went over the...More
This river has been restored! The dam down and the completion of removal scheduled for Sept 2014. The fish are spawning once again.
We walk through the ancient old growth cedar grandfathers and grandmothers of this rainforest, moss covering the bark and massive ferns brush...More
We were here about 2 years ago. Since then, the dam has been taken out. It was amazing to see the difference. The river and surrounding area is just not the same. You can no longer get to the campground or the lake. So, if...More