• 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 »

In-Park Programs

Education Festivals

Water Festival
September 17 and 18, 2013
Kettle Falls Day Use Area

Balde Eagle Festival
February 21, 2014
4th-8th Grades
Grand Coulee, WA
Registration Form

Fur Trade Festival
June 2, 2014
3rd-6th Grades
Mission Point, Kettle Falls, WA
Registration Form--coming soon!

Ranger Guided Programs

Landforms in The Sand
Land of Many Opportunists

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.