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Crescent Bar Construction Update April 2017:

The golf course and Riverbend (On-island) boat launch is currently open. 
Chinook Park Boat Launch (Off-Island) will be open Memorial Day weekend.
Crescent Bar Campground to open on June 15th.
All other amenities (day-use areas, trails, etc.) will be open as completely by July 1.

Please be mindful of the on-going construction. Thank you for your patience.

Welcome to the Crescent Bar Recreation Area, the hidden treasure of Central Washington. Crescent Bar is also an ideal home base for catching a concert at the nearby Gorge Amphitheater, enjoying wine tasting at the award-winning area wineries, or a day of hiking, biking, or rock climbing in the stunning Ancient Lakes and Frenchman Coulee recreation areas. There is plenty to keep you entertained while visiting our bend in the Columbia River.

Owned by Grant County Public Utility District, the Crescent Bar Recreation Area is undergoing a major facelift during the winter and spring of 2017 with various projects continuing into 2018. Check out the overall recreation plan here. Central Washington Management Group based out of Quincy, Wash., is managing the Crescent Bar Recreation Area on behalf of Grant PUD. Give us a call for more information and find out what’s new!



Our newly-remodeled campground will open the spring of 2017 and will host 55 RV camping sites that are spacious enough for an RV, boat and 2 vehicles. We'll begin taking reservations in March of 2017 but we encourage you to call for updates or add your name to a notification list.



Enjoy the scenic Columbia River while playing a round of golf at our 9- hole Crescent Bar golf course which is open year-round (weather permitting). Click here to see details about the course, including greens fees, membership rates and policies.


The Columbia River is a magnificent site to see any time of year. Seeing the sun rising over the snow-covered cliffs behind Crescent Bar or setting on a warm summer day is a breathtaking sight.

With two–boat ramp access areas located on and off of Crescent Bar Island, the newly remodeled marina will have day–use docks available on a first–come first–served basis. The marina has the only on-water fueling station to help keep the fun going and will be newly remodeled.

Come prepared! Check out the Grant PUD interactive map to check boat launch access and river levels before heading down.

Enjoy the walking trail that travels the length of Crescent Bar and along the rivers edge. Perfect for morning walks, bird watching and working off yesterdays BBQ! Contact the Crescent Bar Recreation Area and plan your Central Washington adventures.

For more information on construction please the Grant PUD website.