Grand Coulee Dam: Gravity at its Finest

After spending the night at the Gorge Amphitheater (my first time there; fantastic venue!) watching Steve Winwood and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, my mom, Deborah, and I woke up early to head up north to the Grand Coulee Dam. The road to the largest electric power-producing facility in the United States wove through beautiful columnar, basaltic rocks, lakes, and meadows full of wildflowers making the drive much more enjoyable than expected. After passing Steamboat Rock State Park, a rock island in Banks Lake, my mom and I added a detour to our return trip to our agenda.

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