Officially dedicated on July 4, 1917, the Locks serve as a barrier between the salt water of Puget Sound and the freshwater beyond. They also serve as a “boat elevator” for vessels traveling between the two, as the water levels are commonly at different heights.
Celebrating 70 years of being Seattle’s Friend with a Boat!
Narrated tours, private charters & special events
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