Banks Lake

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Banks Lake

Washington

(509) 754-4624

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Things To Do

Overview

Banks Lake, part of the Columbia Basin Project, was created by building two rock-faced, earthfill dams at the north and south ends of the Ice-Age channel of the Columbia River, now known as Grand Coulee. The reservoir is 27 miles long with 27,000 water surface acres. Fishing opportunities for smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, yellow perch, rainbow trout, walleye, kokanee, black crappie, bullhead, and whitefish. Developed camping facilities are also available. Call 1-800-452-5687.

Map of Banks Lake

Latitude, Longitude: 47.834625, -119.128666

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Activities

  • Boating

    Please contact the park for more information on boating.

  • Camping

    Please contact the park for more information on campsite availability and rates.

  • Fishing

    Please contact the park for more information on fishing and required licenses.

  • Hunting

    Please contact the park for more information on hunting seasons and required licenses.

  • Picnicking

    Picnicking is permitted in designated areas.

  • RVing

    Please contact the park for more information on RV sites and rates.

  • Water Sports

    Please contact the park for more information on water sports.

Directions

Driving

From Moses Lake take SR 17 north to the junction of SR 2 at the southwest corner of Banks Lake. Turn east (right) toward Coulee City and proceed across Dry Falls Dam. About 1/2 mile past Coulee City is the junction of Hwy.155 and SR 2. Take Hwy. 155 north along the east side of Banks Lake. Highway 155 connects to Hwy. 174 in the town of Grand Coulee at the north end of Banks Lake

Phone Numbers

Primary

(509) 754-4624

Campground reservations

(800) 452-5687

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