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

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

There are park alerts in effect.
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  • China Bend Closure

    The China Bend Climbing Area is closed until July 15 to protect nesting raptors. 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 »

Pets

Pets are allowed in the park except in designated picnic and developed swim beach areas. Pet excrement must be immediately collected and disposed of in a trash receptacle. All pets must be kept on a leash no longer than six feet when not contained in kennel. Barking dogs are considered a nuisances and owners must remove them from the campground. Never leave your pet in a closed vehicle. Temperatures can soar to 130 degrees F in minutes. Your pet can quickly die of heat stroke in those conditions. For the exact regulations regarding pets please refer to 36 CFR, section 2.15 and the Park Compendium.

 
German Shepard dog, brown and black dog looking up.
Pets at Lake Roosevelt
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Did You Know?

Park ranger patrolling the shoreline

A common rumor at Lake Roosevelt is that the National Park Service controls the lake level. This is not true. The lake level is controlled by Bureau of Reclamation computers that optimize lake levels for only five things: flood control, power production, irrigation, dam repairs, and salmon runs.