Snoqualmie Falls Upper Park*
Significant improvements to Snoqualmie Falls Upper Park were constructed in 2009-2010. Over 2 million visitors per year enjoy this wonder of nature. New park features were designed to be robust, “National Park-like” in character, and sensitive to the context of the surrounding forests and basalt cliffs. Major features include viewpoints of the 267-foot falls, 1500 linear feet of custom guardrail along the cliff edge, interpretive elements, signs, and green roof kiosk, circulation paths, plazas with stone seat walls, habitat restoration, and wetland creation. Photos 3 & 4 courtesy of Nancy Locke. *AECOM project.
Plant 1 at Snoqualmie Falls*
Significant improvements to Plant 1, the historic and operational area above the falls at PSE’s Snoqualmie Falls hydroelectric project, are currently under construction with an anticipated completion date of April 2013. In collaboration with BOLA Architecture + Planning and Lehrman Cameron Studio (I&E), two structures will be restored for interpretation and education: the historic train depot and carpenter shop. Situated adjacent to the railroad, a timber deck surrounds these structures connecting them to a third: a new shelter for a large historic generator display. *AECOM project now under FBP.