Keller Ferry Route Temporary Suspension
Beginning Monday, July 8, 2013, ferry service on the Keller Route will be temporarily suspended for about 5 weeks to upgrade the terminals and fit them to the new vessel. Service will resume on Wednesday, August 14, 2013. Please use alternate routes. More »
China Bend Closure
The China Bend Climbing Area is closed until July 15 to protect nesting raptors. More »
A Jewel in Northeast Washington
In 1941 the Grand Coulee Dam was built on the Columbia River as part of the Columbia River Basin project, creating a 130-mile long lake. Named for President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area provides opportunities for boating, fishing, swimming, camping, canoeing, hunting and visiting historic Fort Spokane and St. Paul's Mission.
Find Your Place
Most of our campsites are first-come, first-served, but use our Recreation.gov site to reserve space at our most popular campgrounds.Read More
Find Us on the Web - Share Your Memories!
At Lake Roosevelt, we want to connect with you! Look for us on Facebook, Twitter, and Flicker.Read More
The River's Classroom
Bring your classroom to the park, or the park to your classroom. Learn more about the mighty Columbia River with one of our education programs.Read More
Did You Know?
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.