Rocky Reach Discovery Center

Rocky Reach Café

Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or a freshly-baked treat for purchase.
Open Tuesday - Friday 9:30am – 2pm & Saturday 11:30am-2pm

Check out our Menu for all of our options!

Upcoming Events and Programs

  • Every Saturday in January and February: Energy Extravaganza: 10am at Rocky Reach Dam STEM Center
    • Join us as we explore some of the many ways energy moves. A fun interactive energy transfer experience for the whole family
  • May 11: Kids Fest - 10am - 1pm
  • May 20 - 31:  River of Power
  • June 17-21: Hydro STEM Career Academy - Register and learn more here
  • Summer Science Adventure: Join us for a journey into clean energy as we explore hydropower, wind power, and solar power.  Campers will ignite their passion for science through hands-on experiments, activities, and challenges.  Fun awaits!  The July 10-12 program is open to students entering Kindergarten through Grade 1.  The July 24-26 program is open to students entering Grades 2 and 3.  Enrollment is free and learning materials are provided.  Call (509) 661-8437 to learn more and register.
  • September 19 – 21 Wenatchee River Salmon Festival at Rocky Reach Dam
  • October 26: Fall Harvest Round-up at Rocky Reach Dam Park and Discovery Center: 1 - 4pm

Playground, Park Shelters and Special Events

Adjacent to the Discovery Center and powerhouse are 17 acres of award-winning lawns and gardens, playground equipment, picnic shelters, arboretum, turbine exhibit, horseshoe pits and pergola. Fun awaits!

For information about events and weddings, and park shelter reservation questions, please call (509) 663-7522.

Field Trips and Class Visits

The Discovery Center is designed to inspire and challenge students of all ages. Learn about Centrifugal and Centripetal Energy, Open and Closed Circuits, Electromagnetic Spectrum, Center of Gravity, PSI and Hydrostatic Pressure, External and Internal Fish Anatomy, Columbia River History, Magnetic Energy and more! Contact Bob Bauer, Education & Outreach Specialist, at 509-661-4939 to schedule your class visit.

Volunteer Opportunities

If you enjoy being with people and sharing our message of clean, renewable, reliable energy, we have a place for you as a Discovery Center Ambassador. If interested, please call 509-661-8437 to learn more.