Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Elwha River flows through newly vegetated areas of former Lake Mills reservoir 5 years after dam removal.

Detailed Description

The Elwha River flows through the footprint of the former reservoir Lake Mills. The wide-angle image also shows revegetated uplands dominated by alder trees meeting coniferous forest along the former shoreline of the reservoir. Photo taken from the retained spillway of the former Glines Canyon Dam five years after completion of the historic dam removal project that saw two large dams removed for anadromous fish and ecosystem restoration.


Public Domain.