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A tiring 83.9-mile bike trail across the Grand Coulee Dam, deserts and...

A tiring 83.9-mile bike trail across the Grand Coulee Dam, deserts and ravines: for the expert biker only.

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touring coulee dam

the tour of the dam is great.You get a real feel for what those people went through to build this marvel of engineering.You absolutely must bsee the 2 movies in the rotunda... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 September 2016
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Medical Lake, Washington
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Medical Lake, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

the tour of the dam is great.You get a real feel for what those people went through to build this marvel of engineering.You absolutely must bsee the 2 movies in the rotunda visitirs center!

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Sammamish, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

We stopped by the dam for a short visit, and we were duly impressed by the size of this project. The visitor center had a lot of information and the staff was very friendly.

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Calgary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

The Grand Coulee Dam has an interesting history and is in a unique geographical setting that made it worth driving the extra miles to see it. The tour of the dam is free and fun for the family, especially the opportunity to travel across the top of the dam and look over the side.

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seattle
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2014

Beautiful place to visit in fall - we were camping and found the campground at steamboat rock to be very nice and enjoyable.

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Newberg, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

Grand Coulee is an amazing example of engineering. A visit to the dam is not complete without going to the visitor center. The dam is impressive but you will be more more impressed when you watch the film showing and telling how it was built. The engineers and workers had huge obstacles o overcome. Put this on your bucket list... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2013

Wow and there it is......... the Grand Coulee Dam. Makes you feel itsy bitsy. It's enormity is jaw dropping. Do stop at the top to read about the Dam history. You will need a panoramic able camera to take in the whole thing. Along the way we were fortunate to see deer and wolves, amongst the farmers fields of green... More 

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Deer Park
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2013

The history, the magnitude of constructions. The light show was fun also! As someone who grew up in Eastern Washington and lived part of the history, 1962 and on, it was interesting to see how all the stories wove together.

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2012

Grand man built wonder which I reviewed earlier, and so worth seeing the Visitor Center and surrounding landscape, as well.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2012

Great tour of the dam by very knowledgable guides. The museum has fascinating information on the history of the area and the building of the dam. The laser light show is average. But the are redoing it for next year. A must see if you are in the area. and it is all free!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2012

A very nice Visitors Center with friendly and knowledgeable staff. Very impressive structure with much history. Take the tour, it's great!

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