• 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 »

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?

Construction equipment for clearing the lakebed

When the Grand Coulee Dam was finished and the lake filled, 11 towns were submerged. Every structure was cleared or burned. Soon, the rising waters covered the forlorn concrete foundations with water and darkness. Some towns died, others were built above the new lake, replacing what was lost.