Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park, Coulee City

Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park is a 4027acre Washington state park located near Coulee City at the foot of Dry Falls. Formed by the Missoula Floods, Dry Falls is the site of a former waterfall which is now a stark cliff, high and wide. When the floods occurred, the waterfall was ten times the size of Niagara Falls. Today it overlooks a desert oasis filled with lakes and abundant wildlife. It is a prime example of shrub-steppe habitat. There is an interpretive center on area geology. The park is located in Grant County, Washington along Route 17, at the head of the Lower Grand Coulee.Activities and amenitiesThe park has of lake shoreline and offers fishing, swimming, boating, hiking, horse rentals, and a golf course. The campground includes access to the lake, a swimming pool, and a mini golf course. The park is also home to Camp Delany, with eight 9-person cabins and a central meeting hall accommodating up to 120 people.
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  • We often travel US 2 or I 90 from Seattle to other places to the east and Dry Falls and the Coulees of eastern Washington are always bypassed. We have traveled to an amazing number of places but never...  more »
  • For a closer look at Dry Falls, we visited the state park. Entrance is usually $10/day, but it was free today. There are lots of small lakes, a resort with cabins, 2 campgrounds, several picnic areas,...  more »
  • We had to purchase the day pass for $10 and made 2 shorter walks. In September, the Park is very quiet. The landscape is Rocky grassland, on the street, some snakes across the street are tortuous. So you should watch something BIEM hiking.
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