Due to high river flows on the Cowlitz River, we regretfully must cancel the Kids’ Fishing Derby scheduled for Saturday, June 11. High flows on the river require the Cowlitz Falls Hydroelectric Project to lower the reservoir elevation behind the dam. The lower reservoir elevation drains the Day Use Park fishing pond and leaves no […]
UPDATE: Effective March 8, the Cowlitz Falls Day Use Park is open. ORIGINAL: The Cowlitz Falls Day Use Park will be closed today, February 28, 2022 @ 11:00 a.m. due to a reservoir drawdown in anticipation of high water levels. The reopening of the Day Use Park will be announced following the high water event.
UPDATE (2/2/22): The debris barrier has been repaired. The Day Use Park will reopen for public use on February 2, 2022 @ 3 p.m. UPDATE (1/10/22): The high water levels caused damage to the debris barrier at the Cowlitz Falls Hydroelectric Project. The Day Use Park will remain closed until repairs are completed. ORIGINAL: Beginning […]
Copper Canyon Kayaker Take-Out Site closed 12/20 & 12/21 due to maintenance activities; reopens on 12/22
UPDATE (12/21/21 @ 5:00 p.m.) The Copper Canyon Kayaker Take-Out Site and the Port Blakely 340 Road will reopen on Wednesday, December 22, 2021. ORIGINAL The Copper Canyon Kayaker Take-Out Site will be closed on Monday, December 20 and Tuesday, December 21 due to maintenance activities. The Port Blakely 340 road will also be closed […]