Bottled water is sold in the Visitor Center.   Picnic lunches are allowed and there are a number of local eating places and sources for takeaway food.
A number of Tour Companies include the Locks.  Other options are Seattle Metro buses or Urber.
If you want to experience the Locks from a boat, try Argosy Cruises.  

getting to the locks w/o a car?

food and drinks at the locks?

The small locks are closed for 2 weeks in March.  The large locks are closed for 2 or more weeks in November,  check the  News & Updates page for Army Corps Official News Releases and Twitter.

when are the SHIP locks closed for annual maintenance?


by the way, we love dogs (on leash)


riding bikes on the locks grounds is not allowed, please walk your bike


admission is free and The grounds are open, including the fish ladder, everyday 7:00am to 9:00pm

the grounds and fish ladder are wheelchair accessible