Cedar River Salmon Journey
FREE family-friendly salmon viewing program!
In partnership with King County Flood Control District, Seattle Public Utilities, The WRIA8 Salmon Recovery Council (Lake Washington/Cedar/Sammamish Watershed), The City of Renton, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers/Seattle District.
Where: Hiram Chittenden Locks in Ballard and at four sites along the Cedar River.
When: Watch the salmon migration through the Hiram Chittenden Locks in Ballard. Check back in June 2017 for summer dates.
See the salmon migration and learn about the epic journey that takes place every year as salmon swim from the ocean, through the Ballard Locks, into Lake Washington, and up the river to spawn. The Cedar River hosts chinook, sockeye and coho salmon among other fish species.
Learn more. What do salmon need to thrive? Why is clean and cold water so important to their survival? Discover how you can help to keep these special creatures coming back to the river where they were born.