Pioneer Park in Othello, Washington. It is the city’s oldest park, dating to 1912. The park features a T-33 jet honoring Othello’s relationship to a former nearby Air Force base.
Othello has many outdoor recreation opportunities. The Columbia National Wildlife Refuge is 23,200 acres of land for hiking, fishing, biking and wildlife viewing.
Warden is a quiet community where residents enjoy friendly atmosphere and recreation within a reasonable travel.
Warden's recreation includes the Club & RV Resort and Warden Lake Resort, Warden Historical Museum, and the John Wayne Pioneer Trail.
Royal City is a small community where you can find neighborly, caring citizens, year around pleasant weather, and a great school district.
It's a wonderful place to live, work, and raise a family.
Royal City is ideal for vacationers as well. The Potholes Reservoir is the largest earthen filled dam open to the community for water sports, boating, and some of the best fishing.
An estimated population exists between 4,500-6,500 Mattawa residents during peak fruit picking/agricultural season(s) and subsides by approximately 2000 residents during non-picking seasons.
Mattawa is also home to the first straw bale library in the United States.
Many recreational spots make Mattawa a great place to visit or vacation. It has parks, campgrounds, museums, and a wildlife refuge.
Although originally a shallow natural lake, Moses Lake was dammed in the early 20th century for irrigation purposes. It then became part of the Columbia Basin Project, built and managed by the United States Bureau of Reclamation.
Moses Lake offers many attractions for family, friends, and visitors of all ages. To name a few are the golf resorts, fairgrounds, farmer's market, a Museum & Art Center, Centinnial Theater and annual festivities.
Ephrata is a city in Grant County. The surrounding farmland was developed by irrigation from wells, but now water comes from the Columbia Basin Irrigation Project.
The area contains many lakes and is noted for water sports, fishing, and game hunting.
The city was the site of an air force training base in WW2. The Grant County Historical Museum and Village is a local attraction.
Quincy has long had an agricultural economy, which was enhanced by irrigation made possible with the Grand Coulee Dam. Major crops include potatoes, wheat, and timothy.
Orchards and vineyards are also appearing in Quincy. Washington State is a large provider of apples. There are several wineries and farms that provide wine.
Technology companies such as Microsoft, Yahoo!, Dell and Intuit have located large data centers within the Quincy area since 2007.
Connell is a vibrant rural community in Eastern Washington. The community was established in 1883 as a railroad stop called Palouse Junction. The community later became known as Connell, named after Northern Pacific Station Agent, Joseph Connell.
The community is very proud of the number of parks facilities it has and the care that is lavished upon them. City athletic fields range from general purpose open space, to soccer and baseball fields. There is a broad choice of housing styles and prices for residents with a new housing development underway.
Sunnyside is a farming community. Asparagus, hops, corn, wheat, peppers, cherries, peaches, mint and grapes thrive in the fertil soil. Because of the abundant supply, fresh vegetables and fruits are available everywhere.
Sunnyside has more parks than any other small community in the Pacific Northwest. Enjoy scenic walks, a picnic, or a swim in the pool. Other attractions are the Sunnyside Museum, wine tasting, and explore the history of Ben Snipes, the "Northwest Cattle King".
Cultural activities and events take place throughout the year. The Yakima Valley Museum houses exhibits related to the region's natural and cultural history, a restored soda fountain, and periodic special exhibitions. Downtown Yakima's historic Capitol Theatre and Seasons Performance Hall, as well as the West-side's Allied Arts Center, present numerous musical and stage productions. Larson Gallery housed at Yakima Valley Community College present six diverse art exhibitions each year.
The city is home to the Yakima Symphony Orchestra. The Yakima Area Arboretum is a botanical garden featuring species of both native and adapted non-native plants. Popular music tours, trade shows, and other large events are hosted at the Yakima SunDome in State Fair Park.
Pasco is one of three cities that make up the Tri-Cities region of the state of Washington. The Tri-Cities is a mid-sized metropolitan area of approximately 296,224 people that also includes the cities of Kennewick and Richland in a 2018 estimate.
Among all of Pasco's annual activities and events, the most popular is the Pasco Farmers Market, located in downtown Pasco.
Pasco is located along a major stretch of the 22-mile Sacagawea Heritage Trail, an interactive educational and recreational hiking/cycling loop that circles the Tri-Cities area and has several waterfront parks along the Columbia River, as well as easy river access for boaters, fishers, and skiers at any of the free boat launches.
With the Technology Research District, a lot of really smart and highly educated people have gathered here. Even Forbes Magazine took notice of the Tri-Cities and designated it as the 11th geekiest community in America.
Richland is one of the three cities that make up the Tri-Cities region of the state of Washington.
Richland offers bass and steelhead fishing, beautiful and challenging golf courses, and a variety of activities. It's waterfront has two marinas; docks and piers; a five-mile paved trail for walking, jogging, biking, rollerblading, and stroller pushing; restaurants and hotels with views; and three public golf courses.
Richland is home to over 51,000 residents.
Kennewick is the most populous of the three cities collectively referred to as the Tri-Cities (the others being Pasco across the Columbia and Richland across the Yakima).
A World Trade Center Memorial Monument is located at a sports complex in the Southridge area. Kennewick is one of a few cities to have acquired an external vertical support column artifact salvaged from the World Trade Center.
Kennewick lies along the Columbia River and the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. The streets of downtown Kennewick are home to several bronze art sculptures and historic buildings.
Kennewick is the host city of the Tri-City Americans of the Western Hockey League and the Tri-City Outlaws of the United States Premier Hockey League. They both play their home games in the Toyota Center, which hosts many other regional events.