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

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

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Fort Spokane Self-Guided Field Trips

Fort Spokane Grounds - Late Spring

Fort Spokane grounds in the late Spring.

C. Hanson/NPS

Program Overview:
Explore the Fort Spokane grounds on your own. Walk the Sentinel Trail and look over the grounds from the bluff above. Visit the Guardhouse and exhibits during the summer. During the school year, the Guardhouse can be opened upon request dependent on staff availability.

To make a reservation complete the self-guided reservation request form and submit it to the park's edcuation specialist.

Contact our education specialist for more information.

Grade: All
Chaperone Ratio: 1:10
Group Size: Minimum: None, Maximum: 100
Program Times: Varies by season.
Program Length: Allow at least 1.5 hours.






Did You Know?

Ranger Andy and some kids with a mule

Mules were the utility muscle for life in the late 1800s. When the Fort was active in the 1880s-1890s, over 60 mules made the historic stables their home. They had names like Kiep, Sally, or Ol' No. 7.