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

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

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  • Campground Campfire Ban Lifted

    Effective immediately, campfires are allowed in established fire rings in campgrounds and day-use areas throughout Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area. Lakebed fires and other forms of open flame, like tiki torches, are still prohibited. More »

Things To Know Before You Come

Cloverleaf

Cloverleaf campground nestled in a beautiful nook in the North District.

Before visiting Lake Roosevelt there are a few things to check out to make sure you have a fun, exciting and safe visit to our beautiful park.

Here are just a few things to consider:

Weather

Pets

Commercial Services

Federal Laws and Regulations

Launch Levels

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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.