• The calm, inviting waters of the Spokane Arm. Photo Credit: NPS\LARO\John Salisbury

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

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  • Campground Campfire Ban Lifted

    Effective immediately, campfires are allowed in established fire rings in campgrounds and day-use areas throughout Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area. Lakebed fires and other forms of open flame, like tiki torches, are still prohibited. More »

The River Mile

About This Blog

The River Mile is a National Park Service sponsored student inquiry approach to the study and research of the watershed health of the Columbia River. Learn about upcoming events and opportunities on the River.

2012 and 2013 Crayfish Data Maps Ready for Viewing

December 13, 2013 Posted by: Janice Elvidge

The 2012 and 2013 Crayfish Study data maps have been completed. They are now ready for viewing. You can also take a look at a compilation map that shows all data collected to date. It's not too late to submit your data!


TRM Fall 2013 Workshop

September 03, 2013 Posted by: Janice Elvidge

Fall Workshop Information


Welcome to the 2013-14 School Year!

August 20, 2013 Posted by: Janice Elvidge

Welcome to the 2013-14 school year and the 6th season of The River Mile!


The River Mile Crayfish Study

May 06, 2013 Posted by: Janice Elvidge

Crayfish Study up and running!


Introduction to Remote Sensing Webinar

January 02, 2013 Posted by: Janice Elvidge

Introduction to Remote Sensing for Education Webinar January 8th and 9th.


TRM Networking

September 28, 2012 Posted by: Janice Elvidge

The River Mile Expansion


Keeping in Touch

July 31, 2012 Posted by: Janice Elvidge

The River Mile


The River Mile Journey

July 31, 2012 Posted by: Janice Elvidge

river, update


Did You Know?

Park ranger patrolling the shoreline

A common rumor at Lake Roosevelt is that the National Park Service controls the lake level. This is not true. The lake level is controlled by Bureau of Reclamation computers that optimize lake levels for only five things: flood control, power production, irrigation, dam repairs, and salmon runs.