Things To Do
Less than a mile from Cayuse, lovely Connelly Park is one of Grant County’s best kept secrets. Fishermen are greeted by the park foreman in the early dawn hours. Boaters have unrestricted access to the boat launch and dock system. Watch the hydroplane races or picnic in the shade at this oasis by the lake.
Washington’s premier outdoor water park. Designed for the serious and recreational swimmer. Surfing simulator, 1-and-3 meter diving boards, Olympic-size competitive pool, 300-foot lazy river, and much more.
Outdoor amphitheatre featuring free concerts. Twenty-two acres of landscaped greenspace and picnic areas. Six lighted tennis courts.
With over 160 lakes and 247,000 surface acres of water, Grant County and Moses Lake feature some of the best fishing in the Northwest. Walleye, trout, bass, perch, crappie and catfish abound. Rocky Ford Creek, Washington’s legendary blue-ribbon trout stream, is 5 miles north of Cayuse.
Grant County boasts some of the best upland bird and waterfowl hunting in the country. Pheasant, duck and geese populations abound amongst irrigated farmland and plateau sagebrush.
Sand Dunes & Off-Road Vehicle Park:
Named one of the top 10 areas in the country for dirt bikes/ATVs by Extreme Pro Sports.com. The rolling dunes also make for great snowmobiling in winter.
Moses Lake Museum & Art Center:
Featuring the prestigious Adam East collection of Native American artifacts. Art gallery with 8-10 new exhibits annually. Art classes and workshops for adults and children.
The Links at Moses Pointe hosted the Washington State Amateur in 2007 and 2008. Head pro Bill Porter was voted best instructor in the state by Golf Magazine. Moses Lake Golf Club is a private 18-hole championship course opened in 1954. Sage Hills Golf Club is a public 18-hole course located 15 minutes south of Moses Lake, boasting lush fairways, mature trees and fast greens.
Just south of Moses Lake lies the Columbia National Wildlife Refuge, a 23,000-acre scenic landscape of rugged cliffs, canyons and coulees, desert marshes and sage grasslands. Yellow-headed Blackbirds, Caspian and Forster’s Terns, Blue-winged and Cinnamon Teals, Red-tailed Hawks, Migrating Sandhill Cranes, American Kestrels, and bright Ruddy Ducks are among the 200 different species observed here in Washington’s largest national wildlife refuge.
Hiking & Exploring:
Lots of sunshine, few crowds and numerous geological wonders. Explore the trails and ghost towns of Sun Lakes and Dry Falls, Steamboat Rock, Ancient Lakes, Monument Coulee, Umatilla Rock and other natural treasures of North Central Washington.
Fresh Local Produce:
Central Washington’s farmers deliver their crops to numerous local outlets for easy access to some of the freshest fruits and produce on the planet!
More than a thousand acres of wine grapes already grow in the Ancient Lakes Area. Area vineyards and wineries include: Frenchman Hills Vineyards, Cave B Estate Winery, Beaumont Cellars, Camas Cove Cellars, Neppel Cellars, White Heron Cellars, Kyra Wines and Jones of Washington.
Ten Pin Brewing, Rocky Coulee Brewing Company, Squirrel Fight Artisan Brewing
Concerts at The Gorge, Hot August Nights, Moses Lake Bluegrass Festival.
Michaels on the Lake, Michael's Bistro, Rock Top Burgers & Brew, Pillar Rock Grill, Chico's Pizza, The Steakhouse at Moses Pointe, Tendrils Restaurant at Cave B Estate.
Samaritan Hospital, Confluence Health Clinic, Moses Lake Community Health Center.