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

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

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Temporary Closure at Crescent Bay Boat Launch

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Date: July 3, 2013
Contact: Jon Edwards, 509-754-7811

Due to the planned launch of the new Washington State ferry "Sanpoil", the Crescent Bay boat launch and parking area will be closed beginning at 5 P.M. on July 9 and continuing through July 10.

Boaters in the area will be able to use the launch ramp at Spring Canyon, located 3 miles east of Grand Coulee off Hwy 174, during this closure.

Did You Know?

Park ranger patrolling the shoreline

A common rumor at Lake Roosevelt is that the National Park Service controls the lake level. This is not true. The lake level is controlled by Bureau of Reclamation computers that optimize lake levels for only five things: flood control, power production, irrigation, dam repairs, and salmon runs.