Hanford: Overlooks & Quick Stops

Enjoy panoramic views of the Tri-Cities region and catch glimpses of the past when Hanford produced plutonium for the Manhattan Project and Cold War. Quick stops include the Vernita Rest Area and the B Reactor Overlook, which give you expansive vistas of the shrub-steppe landscape and the B Reactor itself. For skilled hikers who are looking for exercise, the White Bluffs and Hanford High School overlooks provide excellent views of the Hanford site where you can spot relics of by-gone eras. Scroll down to explore these places.

Scroll down for 1) sites with views and/or 2) sites that are quick stops 
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    Last updated: January 13, 2023

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