• 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 »

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?

School bus and arrowleaf balsamroot

The park offers a variety of engaging activites for school groups. These include A River Mile, where students adopt and study a mile of the river. Duty, Discipline, and Devotion allow classes to experience what it was like to be a student or soldier at Fort Spokane. Contact us for information.