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

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

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  • Fire Restrictions Now Include All Open Flame

    Due to extreme conditions, all fires at Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area are prohibited effective August 1, 2014, until further notice. No open flames are permitted. This includes but is not limited to wood fires, charcoal fires, and tiki torches More »

  • Enterprise Boat-in Campground Reopened

    Effective immediately, the Enterprise Boat-in Campground is open and available for camping on a first-come, first-served basis. More »

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?

Ranger Andy and some kids with a mule

Mules were the utility muscle for life in the late 1800s. When the Fort was active in the 1880s-1890s, over 60 mules made the historic stables their home. They had names like Kiep, Sally, or Ol' No. 7.