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

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

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Visitor Centers and Museums

Fort Spokane Visitor Center and Museum main hallway.

Fort Spokane Visitor Center and Museum main corridor.


Memorial Day - Labor Day: Daily 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
The rest of the year we are open upon request.

The visitor center and museum are the former guardhouse, located in the middle of the Fort grounds. Parking is available in designated areas only.
Address: 44150 District Office Lane N, Davenport, WA 99122
Phone: (509) 754-7893
Location: On State Route 25 near milepost 23.
School Programs: Programs are available with reservation.
Exhibits: Natural history and the Missoula floods displays in the lobby. The main hall and display rooms focus on daily life in the military, Indian boarding school, and Indian hospital periods. Developed with the assistance of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation and the Spokane Tribe of Indians.
Available Services: Travel information, guided tours, 10-minute interpretive film. Sales: annual boat launch permits, America the Beautiful: Senior and Access passes (formerly Golden Age and Access passes), books, and educational DVDs.

Did You Know?

fire fighter looking at a stand of ponderosas that have become a wildfire danger

Fire is a natural part of Lake Roosevelt's dry forest and desert environment. Park fire fighters, to protect nearby landowners, manage the forest by extinguishing any wildfire, as well as thin, pile up, and burn excess vegetation in winter. Prescribed fires may be lit to burn what is left.