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

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

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  • Upcoming Prescribed Burns

    Fire crews will implement at prescribed burn at Rickey Point as early as April 16th. Burning is dependant on weather. More »

  • 2014 Youth Conservation Corps

    Lake Roosevelt NRA is now accepting applications for our 2014 Youth Conservation Corps positions. More »

  • 2014 Spring Prescribed Fire Burning Notice

    Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area may implement up to 3 of the following prescribed fires during the spring of 2014. More »

  • Keller Ferry Campground Under New Management

    Keller Ferry Campground is now managed by Dakota Columbia. Reservations can now be made on-line through Sunrise Reservations. 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?

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.