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Quincy Wildlife Rec. Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (509)-765-6641 Distance: 17.63 miles

These impoundments include Evergreen Reservoir and Burke, Quincy, Babcock Ridge, and Stand Coffin Lakes. Fish species include yellow perch, crappie, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, and rainbow trout. Burke and Quincy lakes are seasonal trout waters open Mar. 1 through Jul. 31. Restrooms available in some areas.


Desert Wildlife Rec. Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (509)-754-4624 Distance: 19.22 miles

This area includes Winchester Reservoir, Winchester Wasteway, Frenchman Hills Wasteway, and numerous small ponds and marshes. Fishing is year-round for yellow perch, crappie, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, and rainbow trout. Access is limited in some areas. Boat motors are prohibited seasonally on Winchester Wasteway. Some sites have restrooms and boat ramps.


Billy Clapp Lake National Park

6 Activites Phone: (509)-765-6641 Email: PNinfo@usbr.gov Distance: 20.28 miles

Billy Clapp Lake is formed by Pinto Dam which is part of the Columbia Basin Project. Lands around the 1,010 acre lake are included in a wildlife reserve program. Access is limited. Summer Falls State Park, on the north end of the lake, is open for day use. The Department of Wildlife provides public access and the only boat ramp at the south end. Angling opportunities include yellow perch, crap...


Potholes Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (509)-765-6641 Distance: 20.44 miles

The Potholes Reservoir is part of the Columbia Basin Project and formed by O'Sullivan Dam. Potholes refers to the many glacial depressions in ancient sand dunes here. These potholes and small islands make this area one of the best in Washington for birding. The best birding is from March through October: Sandhill cranes and waterfowl in late February, raptors in April, Sage Thrasher, Lark Spar...


Douglas Creek National Park

5 Activites Phone: (509)-536-1200 Email: BLM_OR_SP_Mail@blm.gov Distance: 21.44 miles

In the dry sage-steppe uplands of Eastern Washington, Douglas Creek forms a unique riparian oasis. In the basalt canyon, songbirds and raptorsperch in cottonwoods, and the road paralleling the creek passes beaver ponds and cascading pools.


Saddle Mountain National Park

4 Activites Phone: (509)-536-1200 Email: BLM_OR_SP_Mail@blm.gov Distance: 38.21 miles

Elevations range from a low of 486 feet at the Columbia River to approximately 2,700 feet at Wahatis Peak to the east. The Saddle Mountains have a gentle southern slope in contrast to theprecipitously bold relief of the north-facingcliffs. There are sand dunes on the western toe slopes caused by consistent strong winds along the Columbia River. Vegetation is dominated by big sagebrush and bluebunc...


Banks Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: 18004525687 Distance: 39.17 miles

Banks Lake, part of the Columbia Basin Project, was created by building two rock-faced, earthfill dams at the north and south ends of the Ice-Age channel of the Columbia River, now known as Grand Coulee. The reservoir is 27 miles long with 27,000 water surface acres. Fishing opportunities for smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, yellow perch, rainbow trout, walleye, kokanee, black crappie, bullhead...


Saddle Mountain National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (509)-371-1801 Email: hanfordreach@fws.gov Distance: 39.58 miles

Saddle Mountain National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1953. The 195,000-acre Hanford Reach National Monument/Saddle Mountain National Wildlife Refuge was created when President Bill Clinton signed Proclamation 7319 on June 9, 2000. The Monument/Refuge is the first of its kind under U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service management within the lower 48 states and managed as a unit of the National Wil...


Scooteney Reservoir National Park

7 Activites Phone: (509)-234-0527 Distance: 46.54 miles

This Reservoir is part of the Columbia Basin Project which also includes Grand Coulee Dam. Fish species in this 925-acre reservoir include yellow perch, crappie, largemouth bass, and smallmouth bass.


Columbia National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (509)-488-2668 Email: Bob_Flores@fws.gov Distance: 49.09 miles

Located in the spectacular Columbia Basin in eastern Washington, Columbia National Wildlife Refuge is a scenic mixture of rugged cliffs, canyons, lakes, and arid sagebrush grasslands that attract migrating and wintering waterfowl, sandhill crane, neotropical migrants, and nesting birds. The refuge's setting is the geological area known as the Channeled Scablands' an area formed when great glac...


Rufus Woods Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (509)-686-5501 Distance: 50.06 miles

With a total of 27 generating units, Chief Joseph Dam is the second-largest hydropower producer in the United States -- second only to Grand Coulee Dam. The power plant produces enough power to supply the electrical needs of over 1.5 million people.


Roza Diversion Dam National Park

4 Activites Phone: (509)-575-5848 Distance: 54.66 miles

Roza Diversion Dam, 10 miles north of Yakima, Washington, diverts water from the Yakima River. The dam which is part of the Yakima Project is 486 feet long at the crest and 67 feet high. The dam impounds approximately 100 acres of water. Fishing opportunities for whitefish, rainbow trout, and salmon.


Grand Coulee Dam National Park

3 Activites Phone: (509)-633-9265 Email: pninfo@usbr.gov Distance: 55.43 miles

Grand Coulee Dam, part of the Columbia Basin Project, located on the Columbia River in Washington State, is one of the largest concrete structures in the world. The dam is also the largest hydropower producer in the United States with a total generating capacity of 6,809 megawatts. The visitor center is open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., except for Thanksgiving, December 25, and January 1. From Memo...


Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 55 11 Activites Email: laro_web_master@nps.gov Distance: 56.40 miles

In 1941 the Grand Coulee Dam was built on the Columbia River as part of the Columbia River Basin project, creating a 130-mile long lake. Named for President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area provides opportunities for boating, fishing, swimming, camping, canoeing, hunting and visiting historic Fort Spokane and St. Paul's Mission.


Wild Sky Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 62.67 miles

The Wild Sky Wilderness now contains a total of 106,577 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Washington. In 2008 the Wild Sky Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...i...


Chinook Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (360)-825-7666 Distance: 62.67 miles

Travel the glacier-fed White River from Enumclaw, over Chinook Pass, to the fertile valley of Naches. Spectacular views of Mount Rainier, dense forests, towering peaks, rocky ridges, and river canyons dominate this journey. Pass by the unique basalt flows of the Columbia Plateau, lush sub-alpine meadows, and waterfalls.


Coulee Corridor Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (800)-992-6234 Distance: 62.67 miles

Take a ride on the Coulee Corridor Scenic Byway, an amazing 150-mile road trip revealing the story of the Ice Age floods when vast reservoirs of water flooded and receded from this valley hundreds of times. One of the most unique natural landscapes in the United States, this area was formed as the force of water fought against the strength of basalt rock. The result is a geologist’s mecca. Ex...


Mountain Loop Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (360)-856-5700 Distance: 62.67 miles

The Mountain Loop Scenic Byway loops through the Mt. Baker- Snoqualmie National Forest and provides access to three wilderness areas and hundreds of miles of hiking trails.


Pacific Coast Scenic Byway - Washington National Park

Phone: (360)-288-2525 Distance: 62.67 miles

Enjoy the complexity and richness of Washington's coastal communities as 360 miles of highway lead you through a unique region.


Strait Of Juan De Fuca Highway - Sr 112 National Park

Phone: (360)-963-2339 Email: chamber@clallambay.com Distance: 62.67 miles

Travelers on the Strait of Juan de Fuca Highway are in the most northwest point of the mainland. Catch glimpses of eagles diving, gray whales spouting, or otters splashing. Walk, bike, boat, or kayak to explore the wild shoreline or forests, fish for salmon, or learn about Native American cultures.


White Pass Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (360)-856-5700 Distance: 62.67 miles

This byway offers striking views along its entire length. Passing through the Gifford Pinchot and Wenatchee National Forests, White Pass Scenic Byway winds through the deep greens of mixed coniferous forests and the eye-catching colors of meadows ablaze with wildflowers. Shining lakes, rumbling rivers, and cascading waterfalls accompany travelers for almost the entire trip. The surrounding landsc...


Site: Sunset Day Use Area

4 Activites Email: r6_gp_forest@fs.fed.us Distance: 62.67 miles

A great place for a picnic, hike or just relaxing at the falls. Visual Recreation Opportunity GuideVideo shows Sunset Falls and a migrating Steelhead. Sounds of water flowing over falls.Sunset Falls is located in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Visitors enjoy scenic views of the river and a waterfall with othre wonders also within a short hike of the day use parking and campground. The campgr...


Idaho Panhandle National Forests Park

15 Activites Email: ipnfcontactus@fs.fed.us Distance: 62.67 miles

Endless Waters, Edges and IslandsFrom the shores of big lakes to the banks of winding rivers, the Idaho Panhandle National Forests create a tapestry of land and water in the handle of North Idaho. Recreation opportunities on the IPNF can be viewed as occuring in 5 fairly broad geographic areas, each centered around one or more distinctive features. These areas are the:Priest Lake Area (Priest Lake...


Dakota Prairie National Grasslands Park

11 Activites Email: branderson@fs.fed.us Distance: 62.68 miles

Stretching over 1,259,000 acres, the Dakota Prairie National Grasslands offer visitors the opportunity to view elk, antelope, whitetail and mule deer, bighorn sheep, coyotes, sharptail grouse, pheasants, wild turkeys, eagles, falcons, and the busy prairie dogs. Recreational opportunities include hiking, camping, horseback riding, photography, canoeing, fishing, hunting, and backpacking.The Nationa...


Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Park

17 Activites Email: doconnor@fs.fed.us Distance: 65.21 miles

The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest offers four million acres of forest for your enjoyment, relaxation, and exploration. You can experience the solitude of hiking in the wilderness on hundreds of miles of trails, enjoy camping near others in developed campgrounds, or the solitude of camping in the back country or wilderness. The forest is also a prime location for plenty of great fishing, hunti...