Little Goose and Lake Bryan

Lake Bryan Overview
The Park Manager at the Lower Granite Natural Resources Office would like to invite you to visit any of the recreation areas that our staff manages on Lower Granite Lake, Lake Bryan and the upper reaches of Lake West—all on the Lower Snake River. Our recreation areas offer a wide array of outdoor activities, everything from serene walks along tree-lined paths on the Clearwater & Snake River National Recreation Trail to sturgeon fishing at Lower Granite Dam. While visiting, please enjoy opportunities such as camping, picnicking, wildlife viewing, and boating, as well as hunting deer, upland game birds, and waterfowl. 

Both Little Goose and Lower Granite Dam feature fish viewing rooms that allow you an up-close look at the many species of fish in the Lower Snake River. Lower Granite Lock and Dam also has a Visitor Center that offers movies, interactive displays, brochures, guided tours, and a friendly and helpful staff. The Lower Granite Visitor Center is open seven days a week, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with small group and family tours of the Powerhouse and Juvenile Fish Facility available upon request throughout the summer season. For larger tours, such as school classes or special interest groups, please call (509) 751-0240 for more information. 

Due to increased risk of wildfires during the summer months, a seasonal ban on wood fires exists from June 10 through October 10. Charcoal and propane fires are welcome year-round.  

We are always pleased to get your comments and suggestions on how well we have met your needs and what we can do to improve your visit next time!


General Information
Type of Recreation: Day-Use
State: Washington
County: Columbia
Administering Office: Lower Granite Natural Resources Office
Location: 9 miles northeast of Starbuck, Washington, and 28 miles northeast of Dayton, Washington, on Snake River Mile 71.
Acreage: 2 Acres
Highway Directions: Travel 10 miles northeast of Starbuck, Washington, on Little Goose Dam Road, located at Snake River Mile 70.

Day-Use Area: Picnic Tables
Flush Toilets
Drinking Water
Visitor Center
ADA Accessible
Fish Viewing Room
Fish Cleaning Facility
Primitive Camping is available on north and south shores west of dam.

Season and Hours of Operation
Open year round, 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Call 1-888-DAMINFO (1-888-326-4636) for Dam Crossing Information.

Operating Agency
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Address: 100 Fair Street
Clarkston, Washington 99403
Phone: 509-751-0240

Distance to Nearest
Hospital: 25 Miles (Dayton General Hospital, Dayton, Washington, 509-382-2531)
Grocery Store: 10 Miles
Motel: 25 Miles
Restaurant: 25 Miles
Airport: 60 Miles
Auto Mechanic: 25 Miles

Pets must be kept on a leash. Horses and hunting are prohibited. No open fires allowed. Charcoal and propane fires in approved containers are acceptable. The Park Ranger can be reached at 509-751-0240.  Dam crossing is on a limited basis. Please call 1-888-DAMINFO (1-888-326-4636) for the most up-to-date Dam Crossing Information.

Contact Us

Lower Granite Natural Resources
Management Office
100 Fair Street
Clarkston,  WA  99403
Phone: 509-751-0240

Lower Granite Visitor Center
Phone:  509-843-2214

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