|On the Columbia at Tri Cities, WA|
|Our transient moorage on Clover Island, Port of Kennewick.|
|Bring on the swag!|
|Another rail bridge lift.|
Back tracked under the long Suspension Bridge and entered the Snake River. Navigated the Ice Harbor Lock on the Dam at high noon. Our destination was Fish Hook Marine Park, where we throughly enjoyed our overnight.
|Beautiful day for a cruise!|
|Ice Harbor Lock and Dam, the 1st dam on the Snake River, 100' lift.|
|Ice Harbor Lock has a guillotine style door sliding vertically.|
|Leaving the lock, heading to our overnight at Fish Hook.|
|The guys relaxing at our moorage.|
Once secure at Fish Hook, Patches got a big treat of running on the grass and trees. Dinner and a movie... Kay prepared a great BBQ chicken dinner with corn on the cob and I made pasta salad.
|The Snake River|
|Lower Monumental Lock and Dam.|
|ASD is secure!|
|Pairadice is sercure...|
|The foam that is created during this 100' lift!|
|The rock walls at the lock... kinda grimey!|
|Our moorage at Lyon's Ferry was 2 nights.|
|Spinach salad with grilled shrimp and garlic knots.|
Quite often our meals on board in far away places are better than most restaurants.
|Little Goose Dam and Lock|
|Patches is ready and patiently waits to go through the lock.|
|The doors close and the lock fills for another 100' lift.|
|ASD leaving Little Goose Lock.|
|A couple friendly hitchhikers wanting to take the leap.|
The Snake River is a major river of the greater Pacific Northwest Region in the United States. At 1078 miles in length, it is the largest tributary of the Columbia River, in turn the largest North American river that empties into the Pacific Ocean.
|It was a little shallow coming in.|
|Our great moorage at Boyer Park and Marina.|
|Our guys version of grilling and pretending to be important.|
|We enjoyed an afternoon exploration in the dingy.|
|The local industry.... farming.|