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

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

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Curriculum Materials

Fort Spokane: Quartermaster's red barn

Fort Spokane stable

The park offers two different educator's guides about Fort Spokane: A short guide for quick overviews and a much longer and more indepth guide.

"A Cultural Crossroads: Fort Spokane Teacher's Guide" is available in print form from the park. To order a copy please contact the park's education specialist by email.

The new Fort Spokane Teacher's Guide is available as a download.

Did You Know?

The mock orange grows prolifically at Fort Spokane and has a fragrant blossom similar to the orange blossom.

Fort Spokane (1880 - 1898) was established in part to protect the rights of local Native American tribes from newly arrived settlers who wanted to settle, poach, or illegally mine on the Spokane and Colville Reservations.