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Mud Mountain

This 5 mile side trip goes out to what was upon construction the highest rock and earth-filled dam in the world.

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Where a five-million-dollar earthen dam, the Puyallup And White River Control Project, was completed in 1948. This dam is four hundred twenty feet high—at the time the highest rock and earth-filled dam in the world. Salmon were transported over the dam by means of a special railway operated by the State department of fisheries. The area is still open to the public for picnicking and recreation, offering awe-inspiring views of...

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