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

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

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  • Fire Restrictions Now Include All Open Flame

    Due to extreme conditions, all fires at Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area are prohibited effective August 1, 2014, until further notice. No open flames are permitted. This includes but is not limited to wood fires, charcoal fires, and tiki torches More »

  • Enterprise Boat-in Campground Reopened

    Effective immediately, the Enterprise Boat-in Campground is open and available for camping on a first-come, first-served basis. More »

Plan Your Visit

Spring scene of Grand Coulee Dam from Crown Point. Image Credit: NPS/LARO/Jeff Axel
Spring scene of Grand Coulee Dam from Crown Point.
NPS/LARO/Jeff Axel

Lake Roosevelt Reservoir was created in 1941 by the completion of Grand Coulee Dam. With 130 miles of water, 27 campgrounds, 22 boat launches, 10 swim beaches, and historical sites such as Fort Spokane Visitor Center and Museum and St. Paul's Mission, there is something for everyone.


Did You Know?

Colville River.

The Colville River is one of four rivers that empty into Lake Roosevelt. The others are the Spokane, Sanpoil, and Kettle.