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Interesting and educational

This is an interesting spot from where you can see the remains of the dam that used to be across... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Julie C
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Terranora, Australia
Nice Hike at end of Whiskey Bend Rd.

Drive along the river & stop to see where the dam once was. Then continue onto Whiskey Bend Rd... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
1natureseeker
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Argyle, Texas
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16 Aug 2017
“Interesting and educational”
24 May 2017
“Nice Hike at end of Whiskey Bend Rd. ”
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is an interesting spot from where you can see the remains of the dam that used to be across the entrance to the canyon. It was built in 1927, but was removed in 2011 because of the damage caused downstream. The area of the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Julie C
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Drive along the river & stop to see where the dam once was. Then continue onto Whiskey Bend Rd. This is a one lane dirt road. There are several turn out areas if you meet on coming cars, but several of these areas are on...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 1natureseeker
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

As you take the road along the Elwah River, you'll come upon an overlook where a dam once stood forming Lake Mills. A few years ago, the dam was removed restoring a free flowing Elwah River. You can actually walk out on a remaining portion...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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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...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank k_squared2
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...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Traveler292929
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...More

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank Tammie663
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