Texas Rapids

General Information
Type of Recreation: Day-Use, Boating and Primitive Camping
State: Washington
County: Columbia
Administering Office: Lower Granite Natural Resources Office
Location: Lake West, Snake River Mile 66, South River Bank
Acreage: 113 Acres
Highway Directions: 6 miles northeast of Starbuck, Washington, on Little Goose Dam Road, 2 miles west of Little Goose Dam.

Camping Area:
Fire Pits/Grills
Picnic Tables
Shade Shelters

Day-Use Area:
Picnic Tables
Covered Shelters
Fire Pits/Grills
Flush Toilets (summer)
Vault Toilets (winter)
Non-Potable Water
ADA Accesible

1-Lane Launch Ramp, Solar Lighted
Crib Wall

Season and Hours of Operation
Year round, with no specific hours of operation.

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

Distance to Nearest
Hospital: 30 Miles (Dayton General, Dayton, Washington, 509-509-382-2531)
Grocery Store: 7 Miles
Motel: 30 Miles
Restaurant: 7 Miles
Airport: 57 Miles
Auto Mechanic: 30 Miles

Pets must be kept on a leash. Horses and hunting are prohibited. No wood fires allowed from June 10 through October 10. Charcoal and propane fires are acceptable. The Park Ranger can be reached at 509-399-2233 ext. 262. 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
E-mail: clarkstonnaturalresources@usace.army.mil

Lower Granite Visitor Center
Phone:  509-843-2214

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