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Grand Coulee Dam Visitor Center, laser light show return
GRAND COULEE, Wash. – Today, the Bureau of Reclamation announced the re-opening for the Grand Coulee Dam Visitor Center and the return of the “One River, Many Voices” laser light show, both effective May 29. Dam tours will not resume this calendar year.
To safely re-open the visitor center and return the laser light show, Reclamation will be following the recommended guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Fully vaccinated visitors are no longer required to wear a mask.
“The health and safety of the public and our employees remains our number one priority,” said Grand Coulee Power Manager Coleman Smith. “We recognize the visitor center and laser light show are important to the Grand Coulee community and beyond. We appreciate everyone’s patience and understanding with the new safety guidelines we have in place.”
The visitor center will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PDT, seven days a week. The laser light show will begin at 10:00 p.m. through July 31. Beginning in Aug. 1, the laser light show will start at 9:30 p.m., and it will run at 8:30 p.m., beginning Sept. 1 through Sept. 30. Start times are subject to change.
For a full list of the changes and safety guidelines, please visit our website at https://www.usbr.gov/pn/grandcoulee/visit/index.html or call 509-633-9265.

Enjoy year-round fishing on Banks Lake, Lake Roosevelt, Lake Rufus Woods, or one of the numerous smaller lakes in the area. Experience a scenic hike through Northrup Canyon or to the top of stunning Steamboat Rock, view all sorts of wildlife & birds, take a turn at the skateboard park, take a bicycling trip along the Columbia River, enjoy boating on all of the open water in the region, go swimming and water skiing, golf 9 or 18 holes and take in simply gorgeous sunsets on the magnificent Coulee Walls. And don’t miss the laser light show, broadcast every evening between Memorial Day and September 30 onto the mile-wide face of the Grand Coulee Dam! For indoor fun, learn about the history of the region at the Visitor’s Center and the Colville Tribal Museum, play your favorite casino game, or enjoy a great meal at one of the area’s restaurants.

Whatever you are looking for, we encourage you to…Come to the Coulee!

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