• 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 »

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.

NPS Photo

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?

Wild hyacinth is also known as the douglas brodaia

The pretty violet flowers of this wild hyacinth grows at Lake Roosevelt. An important food source, its small but sweet onion bulb is still popular. Covered by a fibrous netting called a corm net, excavated and carbon dated corm nets established that people lived at Kettle Falls 9,500 years ago.