Overview: This recreation area has access to a public campground, boat launch, golf course and day use areas. Sandy beaches are a popular attraction in this area. There are also commercial dining and shopping opportunities. Upgrades to this area will allow Grant PUD to remain compliant with our FERC license to operate Priest Rapids and Wanapum dams.
Benefits: The future amenities at this site include: shoreline trail with beach access areas, dredged navigation channel and boat basin, extended boat launch ramps, ADA boarding float, picnic tables, day-use area enhancements, restroom, improved site access, kiosk/signage, Removal of existing campground (to be relocated on-island), formalized parking areas, erosion control measures for shoreline stabilization, swim beach area with barrier protection, and way-finding maps identifying recreation amenities.
Construction start: October 2016.
Project completion: May 2017 pending FERC authorization
Cost: $6,951,000 (Based on Contract Award to West Company, Inc.)
Project Contact: Grant PUD Public Affairs