Small Boats, No Motors Allowed
|Hard packed gravel boat launch, old wood dock, accessible restroom, and no running water|
Hutchinson and Shiner Lakes are a beautiful place to boat, fish, hunt, and watch wildlife. There is a short channel that connects the two lakes, this channel is difficult pass through during lower than normal water times of the year. These two lakes are within the wildlife refuge boundaries and so no swimming and no motors are allowed. Fishing: Large Mouth Bass; Spiny Ray; Barriers installed to keep Carp out. Bluegill. Directions: From Moses Lake take HWY 17 south toward Othello; turn right (west) on HWY 262/O'Sullivan Dam Road. After crossing the dam and short distance down the road passing MarDon Resort turn left/south onto H Road SE. Proceed down H Road SE to the intersection of this road with W. McMannaman Road. Turn left/east onto W. McMannaman Road. Follow this road down the hill, across Crab Creek, and a short distance down the road on the right/south of the road is the gravel road to these lakes with a sign indicating the names of the lakes. Map: To view a map click on http://www.mapquest.com and type in, Potholes State Park, WA. pan to the southeast to view this lake. Info: Open April 1 - Sept. 30.