Stay with Us in Ephrata to Explore Central Washington!

Oasis RV Park & Golf Resort is ideally located for exploring Central Washington. Area highlights include:

Grant County, Washington

GRANT COUNTY, WASHINGTON

Grant County in Central Washington is a recreational paradise! See the world's largest concrete hydroelectric facility at Grand Coulee Dam. Explore the fishing, boating and water sports opportunities of the county's 139 lakes, including the world class fishing of Banks Lake and the fascinating formations at Lake Lenore Caves. View a 400-foot, 3.5-mile wide cliff that was once the largest waterfall in the world at Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park. Get wet while having fun at Splashzone. Enjoy a performance at the Gorge Amphitheatre in the Quincy Valley

Grand Coulee Dam

Grand Coulee Dam

57 Miles Away

Grand Coulee Dam is the largest hydroelectric facility in North America and was the key to the development of power generated by Columbia River, the most productive hydroelectric producing river in the United States. Part of the Columbia Basin Project, which irrigates more than 600,000 acres, it is responsible for water control, including flood prevention, on the Columbia River. Construction of the Grand Coulee Dam lasted from 1933 through 1942. Lake Roosevelt's 82,000 acres and 600-mile shoreline, part of the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area, is formed by the Grand Coulee Dam and offers a variety of recreation. The Grand Coulee Dam Visitors Center offers a variety of exhibits. Free guided Grand Coulee Dam tours take you through the Third Powerplant, including a ride on an incline elevator.

Grand Coulee Dam Laser Light Show
Grand Coulee Dam Laser Light Show

Enjoy the story of the Columbia River presented using the face of the Grand Coulee Dam as a canvas for a brilliant laser light show. The show's narrator tells the history of the dam as the lasers create unforgettable images across the dam and along the spillway. Enjoy beautiful music selections and an inspiring, patriotic finish. There are many places to view the Grand Coulee Dam Laser Light Show, including bleachers around the Visitors Arrival Center and the field below it (perfect for laying out a picnic blanket), landscaped bleachers on the grassy hill on the east side of the bridge (across from the Grand Coulee Dam Business Area), at Douglas Park on the right side of Columbia Ave/Hwy 155, the parking lot below the Third Powerhouse, and Crown Point Vista in Steamboat Rock State Park

Grand Coulee Dam Area
Grand Coulee Dam Area

Beyond the Grand Coulee Dam and Lake Roosevelt, the area has a wide variety of recreation, including:


Banks Lake Fishing

Banks Lake Fishing

47 Miles Away

Angle for plentiful, fat bass at a prized fishing destination that is one of the state's best kept secrets and you're sure to reel in a good time. Banks Lake is a man-made reservoir and part of the Columbia Basin Project. In addition to the great fishing at Banks Lake, water sports opportunities abound. Enjoy water skiing, jet skiing, kayaking, canoeing, jet skiing and swimming. Other activities around the lake include Banks Lake Wildlife Area, hunting, off-road vehicle riding & driving, and more! Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park

Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park

23 Miles Away

Dry Falls is a prized geological wonder that was carved in the ice age by floods. The former waterfall (ten times the size of Niagara Falls) now forms a majestic cliff that is 400 feet high, 3.5 miles wide, and overlooks an oasis in the desert country side that is home to lakes and wildlife. Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park activities include 15 miles of hiking trails, bird watching, mountain biking, wildlife viewing and more. On the lakes, visitors enjoy fishing, boating, personal watercraft and swimming.

Lake Lenore Caves State Park

Lake Lenore Caves State Park

13 Miles Away

Nestled in one of the largest volcanic regions on earth are the Lenore caves, a series of overhangs at the Grand Coulee once used as shelter by primitive man. They caves were formed by basalt plucked from the canyon walls and water erosion, making them geologically unique in the area.

Splashzone - Ephrata, Washington's Community Pool

Splashzone - Ephrata, Washington's Community Pool

2.5 Miles Away

Cool off when you take the plunge at Splashzone, a community pool in Ephrata that offers shallow kiddie pool areas with a "frog slide" & floating "lily pads," a diving tank with two diving boards, the thrilling twists & turns of a waterslide, a concession area with pizza, ice cream, hot dogs & German sausages, pretzels and a variety of snacks and beverages.

Gorge Amphitheatre

Gorge Amphitheatre

19 Miles Away

Voted the Best Major Outdoor Concert Venue nine times by the readers of Pollstar Magazine, the Gorge Amphitheatre in located near in the Columbia River in George, Washington. Enjoy the finest in outdoor music by premier performers at this scenic Central Washington venue, which features seating for 20,000 on grass terraces in a beautiful Quincy Valley location.

The Quincy Valley
The Quincy Valley

15 Miles Away

Central Washington's Quincy Valley is brimming with recreational opportunities. Hunt for geese, pheasants, ducks, doves and chukars in an area that boasts the highest harvest rates in the state. The fish stocked lakes promise a successful fishing trip. Enjoy boating, water skiing, canoeing and kayaking between basalt cliffs in the Columbia River. Hike & bike miles of scenic trails and roads. Go shopping at antique stores and unique retail shops. The Quincy Valley has plenty to explore!

Moses Lake

Moses Lake

19 Miles Away

The Greater Moses Lake area offers a wide variety of recreation and entertainment! Popular water sports on Moses Lake include fishing, boating and water skiing. Moses Lake City Parks include an aquatic center with a water park, an ice skating rink, batting cages, ball fields, a skateboard park, tennis courts, playgrounds, and a BMX track. Enjoy bird watching, wildlife viewing, a beautiful drive along the Coulee Corridor Scenic Byway, or off-road excitement at the Grant County ORV Area (one of the largest sand dune parks in Central Washington). More leisurely activities include strolling through the Moses Lake Museum & Art Center and free concerts at the Centennial Theatre.

Central Washington Wineries

CENTRAL WASHINGTON WINERIES

Take the road less traveled to visit the emerging wineries of Central Washington. Part of the Columbia Valley wine growing region, the roughly three dozen wineries of Central Washington are scattered along the mid-Columbia River in the Ancient Lakes, Chelan Valley, Mid Columbia River/Wenatchee, Leavenworth, Wahluke Slope and Winthrop/Oroville areas. The premier wineries of Central Washington include:

Ancient Lakes

Mid Columbia River/Wenatchee

Chelan Valley

Wahluke Slope

Leavenworth

Winthrop/Oroville

Chelan County, Washington

CHELAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON

Chelan County, which lies just west of our location in Grant County, thrives on its diversity. Sagebrush-strewn desert and semi-arid flatlands are criss-crossed by lush green hills fed by cascading water that flows from the mountain glaciers. Recreation, like the terrain, ranges from wild to mild. From the extroverted Bavarian charm of Leavenworth to the introspective beauty of Ohme Gardens County Park, Chelan County is a land of contrasts.

Leavenworth, Washington

Leavenworth, Washington

71 Miles Away

Leavenworth, Washington is a Bavarian village that bids you "Herzlich Willkommen! (a hearfelt welcome)" year-round. Located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, Leavenworth shopping offers unique, Bavarian-themed gifts, furnishings, cheeses, soaps, candles, toys, chocolates and much more. Summer activities around Leavenworth include birding, rock & mountain climbing, fishing, hunting, golfing, hiking, horseback riding, scenic wagon rides, mountain biking, rafting, kayaking, river tubing and swimming. Winter brings dog sledding, alpine & Nordic skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing and sleigh rides.

Ohme Gardens Park

Ohme Gardens Park

51 Miles Away

Soothe your soul and reinvigorate your senses in the nine-acre oasis of Ohme Gardens Park in Wenatchee, Washington. Originally opened to the public by Herman Ohme and his wife Ruth in 1939, the park was a labor of love by the Ohmes that became beloved by all who visited. Come wander along a natural stone pathway that guides you along nearly a mile of awe-inspiring views that include breathtaking waterfalls, towering cedars & firs and peaceful pools. Take a seat on stone benches located throughout the park to take in the natural beauty of the gardens. You can purchase plants and memorabilia in the store and snacks in the concession area. Planned events run from May through September.