• 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?

Wild hyacinth is also known as the douglas brodaia

The pretty violet flowers of this wild hyacinth grows at Lake Roosevelt. An important food source, its small but sweet onion bulb is still popular. Covered by a fibrous netting called a corm net, excavated and carbon dated corm nets established that people lived at Kettle Falls 9,500 years ago.