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

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

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    For the first time since 1995, the National Park Service is proposing fee increases at Lake Roosevelt NRA. Public comments will be accepted until October 31, 2014. More »

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Ranger-led activities for students in the field, the classroom and at Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area focus on a variety of themes: geology (Ice Age Floods and basalt flows), habitat, ecology, water quality, shrub-steppe, the fur trade and David Thompson, Fort Spokane, and 9000 years of human activity around the lake. These programs will be designed to help you meet Washington State Grade Level Expectations (GLEs) and the Essential Academic Learning Requirements (EALRs).

Contact our education specialist for more information.

Did You Know?

The mock orange grows prolifically at Fort Spokane and has a fragrant blossom similar to the orange blossom.

Fort Spokane (1880 - 1898) was established in part to protect the rights of local Native American tribes from newly arrived settlers who wanted to settle, poach, or illegally mine on the Spokane and Colville Reservations.