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

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

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Guest Speakers

Ranger Todd guides a class through the history of the fur trade. NPS Photo

Ranger Todd guides a classroom through the world of the fur trade.

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Classroom programs feature a ranger-conducted curriculum-based education program for your class or school. Programs are designed around the state and national education standards and are available Monday-Friday from September through mid-June as staff is available.

Making a Reservation:

Submit your request at least one month prior to your requested program date.Please allow at least 3 weeks for processing. Programs are scheduled on a first come, first served basis.

You may make a reservation any one of 4 ways: FAX, Snail Mail, Email or Telephone. Whichever method you choose, please allow 3 weeks for processing.

  • Email (preferred method): e-mail us. Email the reservation form as an attachment or as text.
  • FAX forms may be sent via: 509-633-9332 (Allow 24 hours before calling to see if it has been received. This is at our headquarters.)
  • Mail to: Education, Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area, 1008 Crest Drive, Coulee Dam, WA 99116
  • Telephone. Call our Education Specialist at 509-754-7848. You may leave a message which includes all information on the reservation form, including alternate dates and times.

Confirmation materials will be mailed snail mail or electronically to you as soon as possible. If you do not hear from us within three (3) weeks please contact our Education Specialist at 509-754-7848 to ensure your request was received.

Click on one of the programs listed on the left under "Guest Speakers" or contact our education specialist for more information.

Did You Know?

Park ranger patrolling the shoreline

A common rumor at Lake Roosevelt is that the National Park Service controls the lake level. This is not true. The lake level is controlled by Bureau of Reclamation computers that optimize lake levels for only five things: flood control, power production, irrigation, dam repairs, and salmon runs.