• The calm, inviting waters of the Spokane Arm. Photo Credit: NPS\LARO\John Salisbury

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

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  • Campground Campfire Ban Lifted

    Effective immediately, campfires are allowed in established fire rings in campgrounds and day-use areas throughout Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area. Lakebed fires and other forms of open flame, like tiki torches, are still prohibited. More »


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Read the latest edition of our Park Newsletter.

The National Park Service makes every effort to keep the public informed about news events, accomplishments, employee recognitions, special and re-occurring events which occur within and around the units of the Park Service.

Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area publishes the yearly Visitor Guide newspaper which provides visit planning information and contains articles on various resource-related topics. Copies of the Visitor Guide are available at park visitor centers, campgrounds, boat launches, district offices and by mail. Click here to request a copy.

Lake Roosevelt provides news releases to local and regional newspapers; current and past news releases can also be found here on the park web site. For all press inquiries, call the park's Public Information Officer at (509) 754-7800 or by email.

Did You Know?

Ranger Andy guiding a walk at Fort Spokane

Summer ranger programs at Lake Roosevelt are a great way to combine your recreation experience with an understanding of the park's history and environment. Contact the park for program dates and times.