Central Washington: Golfers with RVs

Updated: May 31, 2023

The summer is the perfect time for RVs and golf to mix. And the Central Washington area has several choices for overnight camping. The popularity of Golfers traveling in RVs is growing and golf courses are catering to them. Desert Aire recently approved an aggressive investment that increased and improved their RV overnight spaces.

 Here are some of the courses you might want to visit with your RV and golf clubs:

    • Sun Lakes Resort: Vic Meyers, the former Lieutenant Governor of Washington State, had a vision to turn a chain-link string of lakes 40 miles north of Moses Lake into the “Palm Springs of the Northwest. “Thee 4,000-acre resort was a reality in 1949 with a 9-hole golf course included.  The Sun Lakes Resort, on Park Lake, is now one of the state’s most popular parks with cabins and RV spaces, putt-putt course and much more. 

• Sage Hills Golf & RV Resort: Guests are treated to a challenging and well manicured golf course as well as a popular restaurant and bar. There are 40 RV spots with full hooks ups, a laundry room, swimming pool, a picnic area and a full-service restaurant and lounge. Guests are allowed to take golf cart to their site and keep it overnight.

• Suntides: Suntides Golf Course in Yakima offers 60 full hook ups with paved pads, shade trees and a relaxing setting. There is a laundry room with showers, a dog run and, of course, an 18-hole par 70 golf course with complete clubhouse facilities. New walking/biking trail next to park is popular activity with guests.  The course is visible from US 12 E and about 10 minutes from downtown Yakima.

• Desert Aire: Located along the Columbia River in Mattawa. Desert Aire offers new renovated park with 14 RV spots, all with full hooks. The park has a huge putting green just feet away and is lighted for night putting. The course is very walkable; however, carts are available. The well-groomed course has received numerous accolades from Golf Digest and Golfer Magazine, to name just a few. It is located just 18 miles south of I-90 at Vantage.

• Crescent Bar: Is a sand spit that extends into the Columbia River near Quincy. The RV park has 60 paved RV sites, 55 with full hook-ups.  A popular 9-hole golf course borders the Columbia River and is very walkable. Picnic area and a marina are some of the amenities.

•  Sun Country Golf Resort: This alpine course is short at 5,715 yards with a lot of character. but what it lacks in yardage it makes up for in scenic holes. There is an RV park next to the pro shop and the new 9 Iron Bar and Grill.

• Colockum Ridge Golf Course: The course was a farm converted into a golf course. The round water sprinklers are still in service at the course and possibly the only course with this kind of watering system. It is flat course that has been up-graded and is a popular place for local and RV travelers that want an easy course to walk. There are a few RV sites at the course, reservations are recommended.