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Description - Crown Point State Park covers 13 acres and offers a150 car parking area, and a viewpoint vista dome. Constructed by the Highway Department, the site provides outstanding views of the Columbia River, Grand Coulee Dam, and the town of Coulee Dam and its surrounding countryside.

Recreation - The main park activity is sightseeing.

Climate - Washington's climate varies with each region. The Cascades split the state and alter weather patterns. Crown Point State Park, located east of the mountains, receives significantly less rainfall than regions west of the mountains with an average annual precipitation of twelve inches.

Average summer temperatures are 94 degrees maximum and 50 degrees minimum. Because central Washington is landlocked and subject to winter winds, winter temperatures are much colder than those in western Washington.

Location - Crown Point State Park is located 2 miles north of Grand Coulee Dam just off State Route 174 in the northeast corner of Douglas County.


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Contact Information:
Crown Point State Park, c/o Steamboat Rock State Park, P.O. Box 370 , Electric City, WA, 99123, Phone: 509-633-1304, Fax: 509-633-1294

Additional Information:
Ponderosa Pine Country - The northeast region of Washington is still unspoiled, with vast tracts of coniferous forest and dense mountain terrain. But easy access to culture, as well as wilderness, is attracting ever-increasing numbers of visitors and transplants who discover this areas combination of natural beauty and understated sophistication.
Washington State Parks - Washington has 149 state parks located around the state.

Links:
Washington State Parks - Official Agency Website

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