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

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

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  • Fire Restrictions Now Include All Open Flame

    Due to extreme conditions, all fires at Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area are prohibited effective August 1, 2014, until further notice. No open flames are permitted. This includes but is not limited to wood fires, charcoal fires, and tiki torches More »

Astronomy Programs

J. Elvidge conducts an astronomy program

Ranger Janice conducts an astronomy program at Keller Campground.

C. Hanson/NPS

Look up and explore the universe far beyond the park.

Lake Roosevelt offers the following programs on a very limited basis:

Activities are from Astronomy From the Ground Up and presented by a National Park Service Sky Ranger.

Choose from the links above or contact our educational specialist for more information.

Did You Know?

Ranger Andy and some kids with a mule

Mules were the utility muscle for life in the late 1800s. When the Fort was active in the 1880s-1890s, over 60 mules made the historic stables their home. They had names like Kiep, Sally, or Ol' No. 7.