Potholes State Park

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Potholes State Park
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Sagebrush steppe with black-crowned night-heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) rookery in the distant trees, Potholes State Park, April 2006
Map showing the location of Potholes State Park
Map showing the location of Potholes State Park
Location in the state of Washington
Location Grant, Washington, United States
Coordinates 46°58′46″N 119°21′03″W / 46.97944°N 119.35083°W / 46.97944; -119.35083Coordinates: 46°58′46″N 119°21′03″W / 46.97944°N 119.35083°W / 46.97944; -119.35083[1]
Area 773 acres (313 ha)
Elevation 1,063 ft (324 m)[1]
Established After 1949
Operator Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
Website Potholes State Park

Potholes State Park is a public recreation area on the southern shore of Potholes Reservoir, located 13 miles (21 km) south of Moses Lake and 13 miles (21 km) northwest of Othello in Grant County, Washington. The state park was created following the completion of the O'Sullivan Dam in 1949. The park's 773 acres (313 ha) include 6,000 feet (1,800 m) of shoreline and facilities for camping, hiking, boating, swimming, fishing, and other water activities.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Potholes State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Potholes State Park". Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Retrieved February 5, 2015.

External links

  • Potholes State Park Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Potholes State Park Map Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
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