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Rocky Reach Dam Park

Open Now: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One of the best attractions in the Wenatchee area

I remember the day when there were bunnies and guinea pigs hiding in the juniper bushes at the... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2018
busconi
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Wenatchee, Washington
Great free attraction with huge unexpectedly detailed museum

We stopped because we were driving by and we were looking for a picnic area to have lunch. We... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
fsdukejr
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Federal Way, Washington
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Rocky Reach Visitor Center is located on the west side of Rocky Reach Dam. The center is easily accessible from Highway 97A and offers ample parking for visitors, including recreational vehicles and buses. Those touring the facility will discover a...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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6151 State Highway 97a, Wenatchee, WA 98801-9101
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+1 509-663-7522
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All reviews salmon fish ladder visitor center fish swimming viewing area great place to visit fish viewing columbia river great museum entire place highly recommend a visit hydro electricity historical artifacts picnic benches road trip wenatchee area turbine
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Reviewed 22 November 2018

I remember the day when there were bunnies and guinea pigs hiding in the juniper bushes at the entrance. They are long gone, but still here is a great park, museum, and a hydro wonder. Check out the large mural with the horses charging over...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

We stopped because we were driving by and we were looking for a picnic area to have lunch. We stayed 2 hours and could have stayed 1-2 more. There is a museum that runs the entire length of the powerhouse in an adjacent room. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

From start to finish it a wonderful visit.from the fish to the exhibits. It was worth the 2 hours we spent. The museum was eye opening to the turbine viewing.you learn alot of hydro electricity.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

The fish viewing room was most interesting but the museum was a real surprise. It is an attractive natural history museum explaining the geology of the area. Very educational, clearly presented.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 367peggym
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We came here just minutes before closing, so only had time to wander around the park. It was real nice, with lots of well maintained flower gardens, and a short walking path down to a gazebo area. If you have children, there is a nice...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank springchick65
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Recommend. Was very interesting and the guide was excellent. Video about how dam was built was enlightening and I would strongly recommend going too Rocky Reach Dam Park. Excellent picnic area and some covered space if it is raining.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Z4315OVgaryw
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I loved the museum & the grounds of the park are beutifull! Good for a family visit ! It is free to see.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We actually toured in July 2017. We were on a road trip returning home from Seattle to North Carolina having never been to the Pacific Northwest. On our way to Idaho and Montana, we quite by accident came upon this-not to be missed Dam. We...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Joyce T
Reviewed 18 August 2018

We had a fun visit and tour of the Rocky Reach Dam and the fish hatchery. It was interesting and the tour guide was informative and had some great stories. We were able to see a variety of fish swimming in the underground tank,

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joyfullyanointed
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We took our kids to visit this dam on the Columbia River near Wenatchee, WA. We enjoyed the beautiful landscaped grounds with a large lawn, trees, flowerbeds as well as a picnic area and playground. It was a bit windy at times, but the views...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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