Landforms In the Sand: The Geology of Lake Roosevelt

Spring lake levels
Exposed lakebed near Hunters

M. Shoemaker/NPS

Program Overview:
Discover the powerful effects of water and the amazing geologic forces that shaped the landscape in the Lake Roosevelt area. Explore the Ice Age Floods in a model your students create in the sand. This program features students creating a landscape complete with a flowing river and discovering what the force of water can do to a landscape as it gets flooded.

Grade: 3rd-12th
Chaperone Ratio:
Group Size:
Minimum: 10, Maximum: 60
Program Length:
1 hour
Program Time:
Program Dates:
September, First Part of October, Mid-May and June
Locations: Spring Canyon, Keller Ferry, Porcupine Bay, Kettle Falls

Fill out our reservation form to arrange a program or contact our education specialist for more information.

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Mailing Address:

Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
1008 Crest Drive

Coulee Dam, WA 99116


(509) 754-7800

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