PORT ANGELES, Wash.— Now flowing freely from its headwaters in Olympic National Park, the Elwha River dam removal is one of the most celebrated environmental projects in our nation’s history. The 210-foot Glines Canyon Dam is the tallest dam ever removed in U.S. history. Dam removal, revegetation efforts and other restoration work is intended to restore the Elwha’s legendary salmon runs and the ecosystem of an entire river valley.
Opening on May 1, 2016, the Elwha River Interpretive Center will provide a location for all things Elwha-related. Whether you’re an avid river enthusiast or looking for an educational outing with the whole family, the Elwha River Interpretive Center will be a wonderful resource available to the public. The Center is located is 66 Lower Dam Road in Port Angeles, Washington.