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

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

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  • China Bend Closure

    The China Bend Climbing Area is closed until July 15 to protect nesting raptors. More »

  • 2014 Youth Conservation Corps

    Lake Roosevelt NRA is now accepting applications for our 2014 Youth Conservation Corps positions. More »

  • 2014 Spring Prescribed Fire Burning Notice

    Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area may implement up to 3 of the following prescribed fires during the spring of 2014. More »

  • Keller Ferry Campground Under New Management

    Keller Ferry Campground is now managed by Dakota Columbia. Reservations can now be made on-line through Sunrise Reservations. More »

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April 21, 2014
China Bend Closed to Climbing Until July
China Bend is closed to recreational climbing to protect nesting raptors.

April 02, 2014
2014 Youth Conservation Corps
2014 Youth Conservation Corps applications are now being accepted.

March 20, 2014
2014 Spring Prescribed Fire Burning Notice
Proposed schedule for 2014 Spring prescribed fire burning.

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?

The mock orange grows prolifically at Fort Spokane and has a fragrant blossom similar to the orange blossom.

Fort Spokane (1880 - 1898) was established in part to protect the rights of local Native American tribes from newly arrived settlers who wanted to settle, poach, or illegally mine on the Spokane and Colville Reservations.