Mattawa is a Grant County farming town of about 6,800 people. Mattawa rests on the bottom of Grant County, 15 miles south of the I-90 corridor, and overlooks the majestic Columbia River and almost uncountable acres of orchards and vineyards. The City was ranked Number 1 for the Safest City in the State of Washington for 2017.
The City of Mattawa enjoys a 5 acre public park equipped with a variety of playground equipment scattered around the public space with a small skate park. And the community of Desert-Aire comes with a 3 acre public park with a swimming pool, small recreational gym and a marina owned by the Grant County PUD. The Marina allows access to the Columbia River, 8,000 acres lake.
Southern Grant County has over 100,000 acres of beautiful scenery, rural recreation is the main tourist attraction for the area. Fishing, hunting, hiking, boating and camping.