In accordance with public health guidance, the Seattle District closed visitor centers and other gathering spots to support efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in our communities. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is committed to doing its part to help keep our city and region healthy and combat the further spread of COVID-19.
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
The Carl S. English Jr. Botanical Garden is open to visitors. Facilities, including the visitors center, restrooms and access across the locks’ bridges will remain closed until further notice. Only the north gate will be open to visitors.
Chief Joseph Dam
The visitor center is closed for the season and tours remain suspended.
Mud Mountain Dam
The park is closed. This includes picnic pavilions, water park and public restrooms
Albeni Falls Dam
All public tours of the dam are suspended until further notice. Interpretive Programs can be scheduled by calling 208-437-3133 ext. 224.
Recreation areas are now closed for the season. Riley Creek is scheduled to re-open May 9, 2021. Priest River and Springy Point are scheduled to re-open May 16, 2021. Reservations can be made 6 months in advance by visiting recreation.gov or calling 1-877-444-6777.
The visitor center and campgrounds are closed for the season. Public tours and interpretative programs are suspended.