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Scooteney Reservoir and Park Reopen

Media Contact: Annette Ross, (208) 378-5322,

For Release: March 27, 2018

EPHRATA, Wash. – The Bureau of Reclamation will reopen Scooteney Reservoir campground, located 36 miles south of Moses Lake on Highway 17, for the 2018 camping season on April 13.

Scooteney Park 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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