Potholes State Park

Potholes State Park


Location:17 miles southwest of Moses Lake, just east of the Cascades.
Facilities:61 standard campsites, 60 utility campsites, group camp, 4 showers (2 @di), picnic shelters, hiking trails, beach, boat ramps, dock, ball fields.
Activities:Boating, camping, fishing, hiking, swimming, water-skiing, white-water kayaking.
Special Features:Potholes Reservoir (also called O'Sullivan Reservoir) was formed as a result of two major events. First, huge depressions were made in the earth during the Pleistocene flooding. Then, during the 1950s, those depressions were filled with water (making "pothole" lakes) when the water table rose with the creation of O'Sullivan Dam.
Address:6762 Hwy 262 E
Othello, WA 99344

Phone:509-346-2759
Web: www.parks.wa.gov/parkpage.asp?selectedpark=Potholes
Size: 640 acres.

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Take the first paved lest on Road 7 SW, also known as Frenchman Hills Road, and continue east on O'Sullivan Dam Road to Potholes State Park. An alternate take out near the confluence of the Potholes Reservoir and the wasteway can be found by taking a left on Road C SE.