• 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 Now Include All Open Flame

    Due to extreme conditions, all fires at Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area are prohibited effective August 1, 2014, until further notice. No open flames are permitted. This includes but is not limited to wood fires, charcoal fires, and tiki torches More »

Materials For Loan

Video Loan Service
The following DVD is available for loan from the park:

"Fort Spokane Frontier Outpost to Indian Boarding School"
11 minutes

An overview of the different eras of Fort Spokane: military, boarding school, tuberculosis hospital and National Park. This video has historically been shown at the Fort Spokane Visitor Center. It is also in the Fort Spokane Traveling Trunk.

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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.