• 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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August 29, 2014
Campground Campfire Ban Lifted at Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
Campground campfire ban has been lifted at Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area. This is good only for park-provided campfire rings and grills. All other open flames are still prohibited.

August 26, 2014
Mosquitos Around Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
Mosquitos are a larger issue around Lake Roosevelt NRA this year due to hot weather and high lake levels.

August 18, 2014
Enterprise Boat-in Campground Reopened
Enterprise Boat-in Campground reopened, effective immediately.

August 12, 2014
Fire Fighters Will Keep an Eye on the Enterprise Fire
Fire fighters will continue to monitor the Enterprise Fire.

August 11, 2014
Enterprise Fire Being Mopped Up
The Enterprise Fire is being mopped up at this time.

August 10, 2014
Saturday Enterprise Fire Burnout Successful
Saturday's Enterprise Fire burnout was successfully completed on Sunday.

August 09, 2014
Fire Fighters Plan to Start Burn Out of Enterprise Fire Saturday Afternoon
Fire fighters will begin the burn out operation on the Enterprise Fire beginning Saturday evening.

August 08, 2014
Enterprise Fire Remains Steady at 80 Acres
Latest information on the Enterprise Fire burning along the shore of Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area near Fruitland, WA.

August 07, 2014
Enterprise Fire has Reached 80 Acres
Enterprise Fire has expanded to 80 acres. Strong winds are expected beginning at 4:00 am, August 8.

August 06, 2014
Enterprise Fire Update and Partial Lake Closure
Latest information on the Enterprise Fire and temporary, partial lake closure.

August 01, 2014
Fire Restrictions in Effect at Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
Fire restrictions now include all open flames.

July 09, 2014
2014 Fire Restrictions Established at Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
2014 exposed lakebed restrictions are established.

March 05, 2014
Tourism to Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area Creates $71 Million in Economic Benefit
Tourists visiting Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area in 2012 spent over $71 million and supported 899 jobs in the local communities.

December 19, 2013
Lake Roosevelt 2014 Boat Launch Permits Available
Lake Roosevelt annual boat launch permits for 2014 are now available.

 
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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.