• 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 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 »

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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.


Did You Know?

These folks thought their campsite was far enough away from the water, but woke to find toys and coolers floating away.

Lake Roosevelt is the primary flood control reservoir on the Columbia River. The lake level can rise up to 4 feet per day in spring and drop 1 foot per day in summer. When shoreline camping, find out what the lake level is and don't put a tent close to the water unless you want a chilly surprise.