• 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 Established at Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

    In accordance with the 36 CFR §1.5(a)(1), Superintendent Dan Foster has established a restriction for campfires on the exposed lakebed. Campfires in park-provided fire grates at developed campgrounds are allowed. More »

Fire Restrictions Established at Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

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Date: July 3, 2013
Contact: Marty Huseman, 509-754-7813

In accordance with the 36 CFR §1.5(a)(1), Superintendent Dan Foster has established a restriction for campfires on the exposed lakebed.

Campfires in park-provided fire grates at developed campgrounds are allowed.The use of gas and propane barbeques and self-contained stoves is allowed in the recreation area.

Campfires are never allowed on the beach area above the exposed lakebed.

The threat of wildfires from escaped outdoor burning is highest during the hot and dry days of summer.Wildfires are serious threats to public safety, adjoining private property, and wildlife habitat.

The Superintendent's Compendium can be viewed at under our Laws and Policies page.

Did You Know?

Colville River.

The Colville River is one of four rivers that empty into Lake Roosevelt. The others are the Spokane, Sanpoil, and Kettle.