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Really worth taking the time to stop

First, if you are traveling between Seattle and Spokane by car, you would never see this place. It... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bellingham, Washington
volunteers are doing a great job

Stopped here not even knowing what to expect. It is a very impressive view of the canyon. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Terry E
Saskatoon, Canada
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Offers information on the geology and history of Dry Falls.
Coulee City, WA
+1 509-632-5214
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Reviewed 4 days ago

First, if you are traveling between Seattle and Spokane by car, you would never see this place. It is 50 miles north of I-90 on Hiway 20. The Center tells a very interesting story about this area during the last Ice Age and how the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here not even knowing what to expect. It is a very impressive view of the canyon. The centre does an in depth job of the history of dry falls. Parking is limited but being off season we did find room for our motorhome.

Thank Terry E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be sure and go into the interpretive center and watch the video. It's great, and the ranger who's running the place now is really friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank Hazel H
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Work with me, folks. Noah did not actually exist. There was no Ark. God didn't do it. But there was a flood, and the mythology of most of the world remembers it. This, Dry Falls, shows how extensive it was. Geologists, who are uniformitarians, had...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 7 September 2018

This place is unbelievable. During the of ice age floods, for a brief and violent period of time many thousands of years ago, this site was the largest waterfall on earth. Greater than Niagara Falls, so they say. Stunning views and fantastic geology. The rangers...More

Thank Schlepperman
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Dry Falls is a site of a waterfall that was part of the massive flood that shaped the area. There are lovely views of the area from both the parking lot and inside the interpretive center. The exhibits are informative and there is a video...More

Thank Cynthia T
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

From Seattle it is about four hour drive to stop stay in Hilton Richland. Boat rides at Richland is very cool.Hilton swimming pool fun for the kids. Further next day 3 hours drive to dry falls..natural beauty..lakes great..serine caves adventurous but risky hike..we loved the...More

Thank seshug2015
Reviewed 4 July 2018

The views from the visitor's center are excellent. The Interpretive Center presented good information about the geological events that produced the dry falls. Beautiful contrasts between dry rocky areas and blue lakes fringed with bright green. The camp site below the falls is a worthwhile...More

Thank waldentwo
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

In the end while the staff was great and the displays helpful this is a fairly standard park visitor center. The highlight is that the center has a large window overlooking the canyon.

Thank CraigF84
Reviewed 25 February 2018

There's a lot of great information here, and when you finally are able to visualize just how LARGE the ice flow was that created the falls, it's one of those life changing take-your-breath-away moments.

Thank AntoinetteH40
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15 May 2017|
Response from Patrick B | Reviewed this property |
It was open a month ago when we were there.