Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park, Coulee City

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State Park
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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  • The Dry Falls scenic overlook is always worth stopping, but when the visitor center is open, it is mandatory. One could easily spend an hour reading the various exhibits and watching the videos, or st...  more »
  • Yup bears. I wouldn't have believed it myself if I hadn't found tracks. Well that just adds to the adventures. The area is beautiful but I would say off trail hiking should be left to those in pretty ...  more »
  • Just beyond the busy campground there is an incredible view point that cannot be ignored. On Highway 17 near Coulee City is this gem. Morning sunrise is a total stunner, you might believe you have tra...  more »