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

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

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

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Paddle Days

A family canoeing. Parents and two children paddling on the lake.

Family canoeing on the lake.


July 21, 2007
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Join Park Rangers and Volunteers for a WET day of family fun. Here is your chance to try a new water sport for FREE!
  • Learn how to paddle a canoe
  • Experience the fun of rowing
  • Cool down as you tube behind the National Park DARE boat.
  • Join the Rickey Point Sail Club and try your hand at sailing!
  • Take a new look at the lake while snorkeling.
  • Have fun learning about water safety from the United States Power Squadron.
  • And for the toddlers we have a kiddie pool (accompanied by their parents)
    Sailboat loading visitors for a short tour of the lake. White sailboat with sail up.
    Volunteers from the Rickey Point Sail Club offer their time and boats to give visitors a taste of sailing on Lake Roosevelt at the park's annual Paddle Days.
    ©Jeff Tetrick

    Did You Know?

    Ranger Andy guiding a walk at Fort Spokane

    Summer ranger programs at Lake Roosevelt are a great way to combine your recreation experience with an understanding of the park's history and environment. Contact the park for program dates and times.