• 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 »

Field Trip Reservations

Reservation Instructions

Ranger-Conducted Program Requests
Submit at least one month prior to your requested program date. Please allow at least 3 weeks for processing.

Complete a park visit reservation form.

Self-Guided Requests
Please submit as soon as possible. Please allow at least 3 weeks for processing.
Complete a self-guidedreservation form.

Submit the completed form by fax, mail, or e-mail:

Fax to 509-633-9187

Mail to:
Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
1008 Crest Drive
Coulee Dam, WA 99116

E-mail: Our education specialist. The reservation form may be sent as an attachment or in the body of the e-mail.

Reservations are accepted on first come, first served basis.

Make a copy of the completed form(s) for your files.

If you do not hear from us within three (3) weeks or have any questions, please contact Janice Elvidge, Education Specialist at 509-754-7848 or via e-mail.

Did You Know?

fire fighter looking at a stand of ponderosas that have become a wildfire danger

Fire is a natural part of Lake Roosevelt's dry forest and desert environment. Park fire fighters, to protect nearby landowners, manage the forest by extinguishing any wildfire, as well as thin, pile up, and burn excess vegetation in winter. Prescribed fires may be lit to burn what is left.