2013 Lake Roosevelt Annual Boat Launch Permits Now Available
Contact: Maria Jay, (509) 633-3830 ext 37
Coulee Dam, WA – A launch permit is required for the launching of any vessel at all designated National Park Service-managed launch ramps on Lake Roosevelt, regardless of the type of vessel.Boaters may pay a fee of $6, which allows unlimited launches for up to 7 days from the date of purchase (available at each boat launch), or purchase a seasonal permit, which allows unlimited launches from January 1 to December 31, 2013.
2013 launch permits will be available for $30 beginning December 10, 2012, through April 30, 2013.Each permit is $40 if purchased from May 1-September 30, 2013, and $20 if purchased from October 1-December 31, 2013.For Golden Age, Golden Access and Interagency Senior or
To purchase a seasonal launch permit by mail, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope with personal or cashier's check payable to the National Park Service at:
National Park Service
Include a Golden Age, Senior Pass or Access card number if applicable.
2013 seasonal launch permits may be purchased in person Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the following National Park Service offices:
Headquarters Office South District Office - Fort Spokane Kettle Falls Visitor Center
South District Office - Fort Spokane
Kettle Falls Visitor Center
Did You Know?
When the Grand Coulee Dam was finished and the lake filled, 11 towns were submerged. Every structure was cleared or burned. Soon, the rising waters covered the forlorn concrete foundations with water and darkness. Some towns died, others were built above the new lake, replacing what was lost.