• 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?

fire fighter looking at a stand of ponderosas that have become a wildfire danger

Fire is a natural part of Lake Roosevelt's dry forest and desert environment. Park fire fighters, to protect nearby landowners, manage the forest by extinguishing any wildfire, as well as thin, pile up, and burn excess vegetation in winter. Prescribed fires may be lit to burn what is left.