• 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 »

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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?

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.