Burn Ban Level 2

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Wood fires restricted to fire pits in designated areas. Gas and propane allowed. Charcoal may be restricted.

A boat is beached along a grassy lawn, nearby a picnic table sits alone. Large, green trees are blowing in the wind, farm hills and a slightly blue sky sit in the background.
A picnic shelter sits in a grassy area surrounded by aspen trees and picnic tables.
A father, wearing a blue shirt, khaki shorts and sunglasses, teaches his daughter, wearing a pink and white striped shirt with blue pants and pink shoes, how to fish. A beached boat next to the grass sits behind them.
Tents sit on grass in front of a sage brush landscape
Two boats beached on a grassy beach with a picnic table in view. Two fishermen are smiling in one boat and the other boat is being pushed into the water by two men while two women wait in the boat.

Potholes State Park

6762 Highway 262 East, Othello, WA 99344

Set in a desert terrain on Potholes Reservoir with freshwater marshes, Potholes State Park is an optimal landing spot for camping, water activities and family time.

Rules

  • Dogs Allowed on Leash
  • Fires Allowed in Designated Areas

Winter water supply is located at the trailer dump station area. Campground restrooms and day use area restrooms will remain open.

Camping is not permitted next to the reservoir.

Water levels on Potholes Reservoir fluctuate dramatically from spring to fall.

Metal detecting is not allowed.

Activities

Winter Camping

Bird Watching

Boating

Camping

Fishing

Hiking, Walking, Rolling and Running

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Kayaking

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Paddleboarding

Swimming

Amenities

Accessible Campsites

Automated Pay Station

Accessible Restrooms

Drinking Water

Fire Pit

Park Ranger Station

Restrooms

Showers

Trash Service

Wi-Fi

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Boat Ramp

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Dock

Grill

Picnic Shelters

Picnic Tables

Accessible Parking

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Trailer Dump

Horseshoe Pits

Playgrounds

Volleyball

Bike Trails

Hiking Trails

Park features

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Creek

Field

Freshwater

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Lake

Seasonal Wildflowers

Wildlife Viewing

Rules

  • Dogs Allowed on Leash
  • Fires Allowed in Designated Areas

Winter water supply is located at the trailer dump station area. Campground restrooms and day use area restrooms will remain open.

Camping is not permitted next to the reservoir.

Water levels on Potholes Reservoir fluctuate dramatically from spring to fall.

Metal detecting is not allowed.

Map & visitor guide

46.98055267, -119.3417435

Potholes State Park is open year-round for camping and lake access. No matter the time of year you enjoy this area, you will be welcomed by a variety of waterfowl such as sandhill cranes, raptors, sage thrashers and more.

Boating

Fishing on Potholes Reservoir is open year-round with fish cleaning stations. During the summer, enjoy waterskiing, kayaking and paddleboarding.

Camping

Camp under the stars at a campsite or cabin, but no camping along the reservoir. Maximum site length is 50 feet, limited availability.

If volleyball is your game, bring your equipment, we have the nets.