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Wild Horse Renewable Energy Center

25905 Vantage Hwy, Ellensburg, WA 98926-5088
+1 509-964-7815
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Interesting and fun

We drove up from Ellensburg, about 30 minutes. There are fabulous views on a clear day on top of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
taoofthecaribbean
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Spring, Texas
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Amazing Tour

This was the highlight of my trip. Had no idea of the complexity of wind energy. Our tour guide... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tessa W
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We will be closed from November 15th-March 31st, opening day is april 1st and our last day of the season is November 14th. Set high on a ridge above the Kittitas Valley, Puget Sound Energy's Renewable Energy Center offers up-close views of the wind turbines and solar arrays, local wildlife, and the Cascade mountain range. Displays in the exhibit area highlight wind and solar technology, as well as the area’s unique natural history. The center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily from April through November 15th, weather permitting. A conference room accommodating 48 people and a kitchen area are available for group use. Presentations and tours can be arranged in advance for larger groups. Daily tours to the base of the turbines are offered at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.
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25905 Vantage Hwy, Ellensburg, WA 98926-5088
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove up from Ellensburg, about 30 minutes. There are fabulous views on a clear day on top of the ridge. The tour was led by a college student fron CWU who was enthusiastic, and knowledgeable. You get to go in a windmill and see...More

Thank taoofthecaribbean
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the highlight of my trip. Had no idea of the complexity of wind energy. Our tour guide explained everything very clearly and took us inside one of the wind towers. Only downside was I had not dressed warm enough for the very high...More

Thank Tessa W
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Great 'field trip' for any age. The interns at the center were wonderful and knowledgeable. And views and interesting

Thank cindytW8009RU
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

A super cool free tour. We arrived for the tour about 10 minutes before hand. We were greeted at the door by Chance who was super friendly. We were able to look at the different pieces of information in the center. A few are interactive...More

Thank mommytoje
Reviewed August 4, 2017

It was a clear, sunny day when we were there and you could see for miles. We learned a lot about wind and solar power. Especially the wind turbines.

Thank skypay
Reviewed July 9, 2017

Our party of 8 fully enjoyed this full 1 hour personal tour of this wonderful facility...including getting to step inside 2 of the towering facilities. Great and very knowledgeable presenter. No wheel chair access to the windmills, gravel walkway only about 1/4 mile total with...More

Thank SouthEndMCgang
Reviewed July 2, 2017

This is a must visit attraction in the Ellensburg area. Even if you are not a fan of renewable energy just looking out at the landscape from the hilltop is breathtaking. And even on a hot day, the constant wind keeps it comfortable. There are...More

Thank cbarnes199
Reviewed June 9, 2017

Although a little difficult to find the access road, it's well worth the trouble. Wind power is fully explained, including its history, at an attractive visitor center on the top of a ridge offering magnificent views in all directions. The staff is friendly and offers...More

1  Thank Keith C
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the tour as our tour guide was very knowledgeable and did a great job! There's so much more to the wind turbines than we ever expected. You might want to take into account that Tuesday-Friday during the school year are busier with...More

Thank travelgators
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

This wind farm is intriguing. We went for one of the free daily tours (10am and 2pm). Everyone has to wear a hard hat and safety glasses(which are provided on site for free). A family was there with an infant and could only do part...More

Thank mom2my4boyz
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caron f
July 26, 2015|
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Response from Andrea N | Property representative |
Yes you can! :) If they are quiet and polite they can come inside the visitor center as well.
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