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

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

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  • Campground Campfire Ban Lifted

    Effective immediately, campfires are allowed in established fire rings in campgrounds and day-use areas throughout Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area. Lakebed fires and other forms of open flame, like tiki torches, are still prohibited. More »

Special Requests

Have a special need or an event? Just ask!

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?

Colville River.

The Colville River is one of four rivers that empty into Lake Roosevelt. The others are the Spokane, Sanpoil, and Kettle.