Pateros pə-TARR-əs is a city in Okanogan County, Washington, United States. The population was 643 at the 2000 census and increased 3.7% to 667 in the 2010 census. Continue reading... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The Best Attractions In Pateros
1. Alta Lake State ParkPateros Alta Lake State Park is a publicly owned recreation area located 2 miles southwest of Pateros, Washington, at the northern end of 220-acre Alta Lake, in the mountainous northwest interior of the state. The 181-acre state park and adjacent lake lie beneath towering stone cliffs, formed by glaciation, that rise 1000 feet above the valley floor, and carry on up to the top of Old Goat Mountain which sits 4200 ft above the park. A two-mile-long road leading to the park, Alta Lake Road, intersects State Route 153, which runs along the Methow River. The park is managed by the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
3. Grand Coulee DamCoulee Dam Grand Coulee Dam is a concrete gravity dam on the Columbia River in the U.S. state of Washington, built to produce hydroelectric power and provide irrigation water. Constructed between 1933 and 1942, Grand Coulee originally had only two powerhouses. The third powerhouse, completed in 1974 to increase energy production, makes Grand Coulee the largest power station in the United States by nameplate-capacity at 6,809 MW. However, in terms of yearly power production, Grand Coulee places fifth after a number of nuclear facilities to the south, like Palo Verde west of Phoenix, as the river flow varies throughout the year. For example, while the dam may generate at nameplate-capacity in the spring, decreased river flow in the fall means less power can be generated the rest of the year, resulting ... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
4. Lake ChelanChelan Lake Chelan is a narrow, 50.5 miles long lake in Chelan County, north-central Washington state, U.S. Before 1927, it was the largest natural lake in the state by any measure. Upon the completion of Lake Chelan Dam in 1927, the elevation of the lake was increased by 21 feet to its present maximum-capacity elevation of 1,100 feet . Two communities lie on the southern end of the lake, and a third sits at the far north end, providing a gateway to the North Cascades National Park. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
5. Methow ValleyWinthrop The Methow River is a tributary of the Columbia River in northern Washington in the United States. The river's 1,890-square-mile watershed drains the eastern North Cascades, with a population of about 5,000 people. The Methow's watershed is characterized by relatively pristine habitats, as much of the river basin is located in national forests and wildernesses. Many tributaries drain the large Pasayten Wilderness. An earlier economy based on agriculture is giving way to one based on recreation and tourism. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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