• 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 »

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?

These folks thought their campsite was far enough away from the water, but woke to find toys and coolers floating away.

Lake Roosevelt is the primary flood control reservoir on the Columbia River. The lake level can rise up to 4 feet per day in spring and drop 1 foot per day in summer. When shoreline camping, find out what the lake level is and don't put a tent close to the water unless you want a chilly surprise.