• 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?

Ranger Andy and some kids with a mule

Mules were the utility muscle for life in the late 1800s. When the Fort was active in the 1880s-1890s, over 60 mules made the historic stables their home. They had names like Kiep, Sally, or Ol' No. 7.