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Originating in the Olympic Mountain Range, this river is a popular fly...

Originating in the Olympic Mountain Range, this river is a popular fly fishing destination.

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Glines Canyon Dam Site on Elwha River

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 July 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

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 history and restoration efforts. It was one of the high points of our visit to... More 

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Chuluota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2014

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 us on the path to the river. The forest is soft, and welcoming. The river... More 

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Edmonds, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2013

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 you plan on camping, it will be in the lower campgrounds, not near the dam.

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