• 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 »

Ranger Guided

With its diverse resources, Lake Roosevelt has a lot to offer educators who would like to supplement their classroom lessons with excursions into the field or practical examples from the natural or cultural world. Though the current, formal educational offerings at Lake Roosevelt NRA are limited, we hope you and your students enjoy them.

The following programs are available in Spring 2014 and for the 2014-15 school year.

Landforms In the Sand
Land of Many Opportunists

If you are interested in spring programs contact the park's education specialist.

Use the reservation form to arrange a program or contact our education specialist for more information.

Did You Know?

fire fighter looking at a stand of ponderosas that have become a wildfire danger

Fire is a natural part of Lake Roosevelt's dry forest and desert environment. Park fire fighters, to protect nearby landowners, manage the forest by extinguishing any wildfire, as well as thin, pile up, and burn excess vegetation in winter. Prescribed fires may be lit to burn what is left.