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 »
Enterprise Boat-in Campground Reopened
Effective immediately, the Enterprise Boat-in Campground is open and available for camping on a first-come, first-served basis. More »
Black Locust Invasive Tree Removal Plan
Contact: Ken Hyde, 509-633-9441 ext. 128
Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area is seeking input on the draft Black Locust Invasive Tree Removal Plan concerning the treatment and removal of Black Locust trees in the area of the Old Kettle Falls town site. This is the first step in the planning process necessary to meet the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act.
Did You Know?
Fire is a natural part of Lake Roosevelt's dry forest and desert environment. Park fire fighters, to protect nearby landowners, manage the forest by extinguishing any wildfire, as well as thin, pile up, and burn excess vegetation in winter. Prescribed fires may be lit to burn what is left.