• 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 »

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?

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.