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Palouse Falls, Potholes among places to reopen

Several parks in Eastern Washington will be reopened to recreation May 5


April 30, 2020

Roger Harnack

Palouse Falls is located between Washtucna and Kahlotus.

KAHLOTUS -- Washington State Parks has released a list of the parks that will be opening May 5 for outdoor recreation, provided visitors keep their distance.

In Eastern Washington, the initial list of openings include:

Alta Lake


Columbia Plateau Trail


Ginkgo Petrified Forest

Goldendale Observatory

Lake Chelan

Lake Wenatchee

Lincoln Rock

Lyons Ferry

Mount Spokane

Nine Mile Falls Recreation Area

Palouse Falls

Perrygin Lake

Potholes Reservoir

Riverside (Spokane)


Steamboat Rock

Steptoe Battlefield

Steptoe Butte

Sun Lakes


Wenatchee Confluence

Yakima Sportsman

Among the areas that will remain closed by the state are Crawford State Park, Gardner Cave and Maryhill State Park.

Author Bio

Roger Harnack, Publisher

Roger Harnack is the co-owner/publisher of Free Press Publishing. Having grown up Benton City, Roger is an award-winning journalist, photographer, editor and publisher. He's one of only two editorial/commentary writers to ever receive the international Golden Quill. Roger is dedicated to the preservation of local media, and the voice it retains for Eastern Washington.

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