Wanapum Dam Picnic Area

Photo of Picnic area near the Wanapum Dam


Overview: This site provides an opportunity to enjoy a picnic along the scenic Columbia River. Upon completion, the site will also allow visitors to the Wanapum Dam Interpretive Center to enjoy a meal after their visit to the Center. Upgrades to this area will allow Grant PUD to remain compliant with our FERC license to operate Priest Rapids and Wanapum dams.

Benefits: Future amenities at this site include: Picnic area (10 tables), Interpretive signage/kiosks and trail, Restroom, Turbine Interpretive elements, Access road and parking area improvements

Construction start: January 2015
Park Project: Complete
Turbine Exhibit - under construction - Estimated completion December 2016

Cost:$1,162,177.84 (Based on Contract Award, KRCI, LLC Inc.)

Site Plan: Wanapum turbine park Site Plan

Project Contact: Grant PUD Public Affairs
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