• 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 in Effect at Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

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Date: August 1, 2014
Contact: Marty Huseman, 509-754-7813

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 charcoal fires, tiki torches, incense burners, etc.Exceptions include: 1) self-contained propane or gas stoves or lanterns;and 2) portable propane campfire units that are Underwriters Lab (UL) approved and located 10 feet from vegetation and logs.

For the most current information regarding the fire ban in the Recreation Area, please call 509-754-7800.

Did You Know?

The mock orange grows prolifically at Fort Spokane and has a fragrant blossom similar to the orange blossom.

Fort Spokane (1880 - 1898) was established in part to protect the rights of local Native American tribes from newly arrived settlers who wanted to settle, poach, or illegally mine on the Spokane and Colville Reservations.