• 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 Established at Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

    In accordance with the 36 CFR §1.5(a)(1), Superintendent Dan Foster has established a restriction for campfires on the exposed lakebed. Campfires in park-provided fire grates at developed campgrounds are allowed. 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.