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

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

There are park alerts in effect.
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  • China Bend Closure

    The China Bend Climbing Area is closed until July 15 to protect nesting raptors. More »

  • 2014 Youth Conservation Corps

    Lake Roosevelt NRA is now accepting applications for our 2014 Youth Conservation Corps positions. More »

  • 2014 Spring Prescribed Fire Burning Notice

    Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area may implement up to 3 of the following prescribed fires during the spring of 2014. More »

  • Keller Ferry Campground Under New Management

    Keller Ferry Campground is now managed by Dakota Columbia. Reservations can now be made on-line through Sunrise Reservations. 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.