• 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.

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FORT SPOKANE VISITOR CENTER AND MUSEUM
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.

 

KETTLE FALLS INFORMATION CENTER
New Hours! effective 4/23/2014 until further notice

Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Thursday - Sunday 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Boat launch permit sales available Thursday through Sunday only at this location.

Address: 423 West 3rd Avenue, Kettle Falls, WA 99141
Phone: (509) 738-2300
Location: At the intersection of Juniper and State Route 20 (SR 20) in downtown Kettle Falls. Parking is available in designated areas.
Special Programs: Space available for events with reservation.
Exhibits: Historic images of Kettle Falls region, area maps.
Available Services: Travel information, free wi-fi, interpretive films. Sales: annual boat launch permits, America the Beautiful: Senior and Access passes (formerly Golden Age and Access passes), books, souvenirs, and educational DVDs.

Did You Know?

White Sturgeon of the Columbia River

Lake Roosevelt's sturgeon are 8 to 20 feet long. They are also at least 70 years old. In 1941, Grand Coulee Dam flooded the fast-moving waters they need to spawn. To help out the population, the state of Washington introduced new fish to the lake in 2006.