• 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 »

Landforms In the Sand: The Geology of Lake Roosevelt

Spring lake levels

Exposed lakebed near Hunters

M. Shoemaker/NPS

Program Overview:
Discover the powerful effects of water and the amazing geologic forces that shaped the landscape in the Lake Roosevelt area. Explore the Ice Age Floods in a model your students create in the sand. This program features students creating a landscape complete with a flowing river and discovering what the force of water can do to a landscape as it gets flooded.

Grade: 3rd-12th
Chaperone Ratio:
1:10
Group Size:
Minimum: 10, Maximum: 60
Program Length:
1 hour
Program Time:
Variable
Program Dates:
September-October 2013
Locations: Spring Canyon, Keller Ferry, Porcupine Bay, Hunters, Kettle Falls

Fill out our reservation form to arrange a program or contact our education specialist for more information.

Did You Know?

School bus and arrowleaf balsamroot

The park offers a variety of engaging activites for school groups. These include A River Mile, where students adopt and study a mile of the river. Duty, Discipline, and Devotion allow classes to experience what it was like to be a student or soldier at Fort Spokane. Contact us for information.