Reclamation to re-open Scooteney Reservoir Campground

Media Contact: Stephanie Gianchetta, (208) 378-6203,

For Release: March 26, 2019

Scootney Reservoir Campground
Scootney Reservoir Campground
EPHRATA, Wash. – The Bureau of Reclamation will re-open Scooteney Reservoir Campground on April 12 for the 2019 camping season.

Scooteney Reservoir Recreation Area, which is located 36 miles south of Moses Lake on Highway 17, offers overnight camping for $15 per night for a campsite and an additional $5 for an extra vehicle at the site. The 36 standard campsites, with a picnic table and fire pit, are available on a first-come, first-served basis. There are no hookups at the campsites. Portable water, a dump station, and restrooms are located on the campground.

For more information about the campground, please contact Kenneth Hein at (509) 234-0527.

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