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Spring Canyon Campground

Campground Description:  Spring Canyon Campground is owned and operated by the National Park Service.  Spring Canyon Campground is broken into 2 sections, the upper section and the lower section.  Each section is unique at Spring Canyon.  The upper section is the original Spring Canyon Campground complete with trees, lawns and (believe it or not) covered RV parking.  The RV owner needs to be absolutely certain of the height of his RV (including air conditioner) because the awnings are not forgiving.  The lower section at Spring Canyon Campground is set in an arid environment, but closer to the water.  At Spring Canyon Campground visitors have a boat launch and boat trailer parking.  Activities typically include fishing, water skiing, birding, hiking, swimming canoeing and more.  Spring Canyon Campground is only a few miles from complete grocery stores, restaurants and automotive service centers in Grand Coulee and Electric City.  Open year round.  Reservations are highly recommended during the summer months.

Number of Sites:  78

Electricity:  No

Water:  Yes at centralized locations during the summer months only

Sewer:  No

Waste Water Dump Station:  Yes

Directions:  From Spokane - Follow Interstate 90 (I-90) westbound to exit 277A (Highway 2 westbound).  Follow highway 2 for 61.6 miles to the town of Keller.  In Keller turn north onto Highway 174 and follow for 16.9 miles to Campground Drive.  Turn north and follow Campground Drive to Spring Canyon Campground.  From Seattle - Follow Highway 90 eastbound for 155 miles.  Take exit 155 and follow Highway 283 north for 14.9 miles to Highway 28.  Follow Highway 28 north for 11.6 miles where it intersects Highway 17.  Follow Highway 17 north for 51.2 miles to Highway 174.  Follow Highway 174 east for 2.8 miles to Campground Drive.  Turn north and follow Campground Drive to Spring Canyon Campground.

Fishing:  Excellent!  Lake Roosevelt is one of the prime fisheries in Washington State.  Fish for very large Rainbow Trout, Kokanee, Smallmouth Bass and Walleye.  Complete fishing information can be found on the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife website at Roosevelt Lake Fishing

Astronomy Opportunities:  Very good on the beach and in the lower campground.  The skies are very dark.

Nearby Golfing: 

    5.9 miles west:

Banks Lake Golf Course
19849 Ludolph Rd. 
P.O. Box 58 
Electric City WA. 99123 
509-633-1400
Banks Lake Golf Course

Contact Information: 

Spring Canyon Campground
46000 Campground Drive
Grand Coulee,  WA  99133
Spring Canyon Campground
509-754-7889

                            Click on any picture for a larger image

The sign at the entrance to Spring Canyon Campground

During the warmer months the restrooms at Spring Canyon Campground offer flush toilets

It is very unusual to find covered RV parking at a campground, but Spring Canyon Campground has them

The upper camping area at Spring Canyon Campground is well landscaped with lawns, trees and shrubs

The covered campsites at Spring Canyon Campground are a relief during the sunny, hot summer days

The lower campsites at Spring Canyon Campground are in an arid setting but are much closer to Lake Roosevelt

Lake Roosevelt and Grand Coulee Dam offer a scenic view from Spring Canyon Campground


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