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

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

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    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 »

Land of Many Opportunists

Walleye are both a popular sport fish and an invasive species at Lake Roosevelt

Walleye: popular sport fish and invasive species.

US Fish and Wildlife Service

Program Requirements:
An area outdoors where the grass is very thin; dirt area with some small gravel size rocks OK. The ground needs to camouflage dried beans, but not bury them. Minimum 60 foot square area.

Program Overview:
Students learn how aggressive exotic species take advantage of a wide range of resources in order to expand their range and compete in a nonnative habitat. This program features a relay action game of survival. Each team represents an animal in our natural world and try to survive as a species.

Grade: 3rd-HS
Chaperone Ratio:
1:8 (minimum 4 chaperones)
Group Size:
Minimum: 8, Maximum: 60
Program Time:
Variable
Program Length:
1 hour

Fill out our reservation form to schedule a program or contact our education specialist for more information.

Did You Know?

Wild hyacinth is also known as the douglas brodaia

The pretty violet flowers of this wild hyacinth grows at Lake Roosevelt. An important food source, its small but sweet onion bulb is still popular. Covered by a fibrous netting called a corm net, excavated and carbon dated corm nets established that people lived at Kettle Falls 9,500 years ago.