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, the pedestrian bridge and restrooms are open to visitors. The fish ladder viewing area and historical administration building are closed until further notice.
Gate hours: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Visitors Center hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Chief Joseph Dam
The visitor center is closed for the season and tours remain suspended.
Mud Mountain Dam
The park is open. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The picnic shelters, playgrounds and restrooms are also open.
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.
As of July 2021, there are still some closures due to COVID including the Visitor Center and the Tour program. Meanwhile, Visitor Center Staff are out and about to assist visitors with questions and sales in the temporary outdoor bookstore area. Information, maps and brochures may be found outside the visitor center as well. Please call the Libby Dam Visitor Center at 406-293-5577 for a recording with more information. Campgrounds and Day-use areas are open.