Central Washington Outdoor | Tourism & Outdoor Recreation in Central Washington
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KITTITAS COUNTY WEATHER
THE GREAT OUTDOORS AWAIT YOU


This is Central Washington, an outdoorsman's paradise. For those wishing to hike, bike, golf, hunt, or fish, our scenic little part of Washington is beyond compare. Ranging from the Cascades to the Columbia, there are over 2,300 square miles to explore. Plan your stay and begin exploring.






SUMMER ACTIVITIES

Get ready to spring into action when you visit Central Washington this season! With an average of 200+ sunny days each year, there's plenty of time for you to soak in some rays on your action packed adventure. Whether you're a hiking or biking lover, a fishing enthusiast, a golfing pro, or passionate about another outdoor activity, your summer getaway in Central Washington will allow you to enjoy it all!

Biking
If bike riding is your "happy place," check out Central Washington! Whether you prefer hitting the asphalt on two wheels or your preferred road is mostly dirt, there are so many rides you've just gotta try just off the beaten path...
Parks
Nothing beats a lovely park on a beautiful day -- and Central Washington is both full of parks and heavy on the sunshine. From Japanese Gardens and Wind Farms to Memorial Parks and Disc Golf Courses...
Golfing
18 Holes in beautiful natural settings, excellent conditions and great affordability is what you'll find in Central Washington. No matter what your skill level, you'll feel like you hit a hole-in-one for great golfing and accommodations...

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ATTENTION FOODIES!

Indulge in the spectrum of flavors Central Washington has to offer! Our array of tastes, textures, and techniques are yours to discover.

ELLENSBURG, WA
Find the unique, the local, and the one-of-a-kind. From homemade breads to barbecue, locally sourced produce to farm-fresh meats, you'll find it all in Ellensburg!
CLE ELUM, WA
What's your pizza preference?
Cle Elum's pizzerias are tossing up New York-style, pan-style, and artisanal pies, complete with your favorite toppings.
MORE GOOD EATS
Whether it's breakfast, lunch, or dinner, make sure to bring your appetite and get ready to taste, sip, and savor the flavor of Central Washington!

FIND PLACES TO EAT & DRINK




GATHERING SPACES

ELLENSBURG, WA
Let us host you for your next group gathering! Ellensburg is a hub for those gathering throughout the Pacific Northwest due to its central location in the heart of Washington State. Whether planning a wedding, corporate retreat, or family reunion.
CLE ELUM, WA
Discover gathering spaces in the scenic mountain town of Cle Elum! From stunning wedding venues to spaces that produce invaluable corporate retreats, Cle Elum offers truly unique locations for you to hold your next event.



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KITTITAS COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

A Land of Contrasts
From the mighty Columbia River to the snow-capped Cascade Mountains, Kittitas County is a premier destination for outdoor adventure, sunshine, and unique cultural offerings.
Find out more at one of our Visitor Centers:




Ellensburg, WA
609 N. Main St, Ellensburg
(888) 925-2204

Cle Elum, WA
312 W. 1st Street, Cle Elum
(509) 674-6880




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