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

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

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Weather

Yellow daisy-like flower with purple vetch in the background

Jeff Axel NPS

A dry, sunny climate predominates at Lake Roosevelt in the summer months. As you go father north, it becomes cooler and wetter. In the summer temperatures range from 75 to 113 degrees F during the day, and from 50 to 80 degrees F at night. Spring and fall are cooler but still pleasant.The weather can be dramatically different from one end of the lake to the other.

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Kettle Falls - North District

Fort Spokane - South District

Coulee Dam - Headquarters

Did You Know?

Wild hyacinth is also known as the douglas brodaia

The pretty violet flowers of this wild hyacinth grows at Lake Roosevelt. An important food source, its small but sweet onion bulb is still popular. Covered by a fibrous netting called a corm net, excavated and carbon dated corm nets established that people lived at Kettle Falls 9,500 years ago.