• 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 »

Doing Business With The Park

Middle of the lake. Wide view of lake with pine trees and hills beyond the lake.
Mid-Lake
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Special Uses Park Permits

Because fees vary please contact the park for fee information.

Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area Headquarters
1008 Crest Drive
Coulee Dam,WA 99116
509.633.9441

  • Scientific Research and Collecting Permit
  • Archaeological Resource Portection Act (Permit)
  • SF-299 Applications for Transportation and Utility Systems (PDF 382 kb)
  • 10-930 Special Use Permit (DOC 64 kb)
  • 10-931 Application for Commercial Filming/Still Photography Permit-Short (DOC 58 kb)
  • 10-932 Application for Commercial Filming/Still Photography Permit-Long (DOC 80 kb)

Did You Know?

White Sturgeon of the Columbia River

Lake Roosevelt's sturgeon are 8 to 20 feet long. They are also at least 70 years old. In 1941, Grand Coulee Dam flooded the fast-moving waters they need to spawn. To help out the population, the state of Washington introduced new fish to the lake in 2006.