• 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?

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.