Personal Watercraft

Personal Watercraft Ban Lifted at
Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

On June 25, 2004 a new rule went into effect allowing the use of Personal Watercraft (PWC) also known as Jet Skis, Wave Runners, SeaDoo and various other names, within Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area.

The new rule contains the following regulations on PWC:

  • A person may not operate a personal watercraft at a speed in excess of flat-wake (aka no-wake) speed within 200 feet of launch ramps, marina facilities, campgrounds, picnic areas, swim beaches, water skiers or other persons in the water.
  • A flat-wake speed will be in effect on the Spokane River Arm that stretches from 100 feet west of the Two Rivers Marina to 100 feet east of the Fort Spokane launch ramp.
  • No PWC are allowed on the Kettle River from the Headlund Bridge (mouth of the Kettle River) to the northern boundary of the recreation area.

For more information, please contact:
Public Information Officer
509.633.9441 ext 130

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Last updated: February 28, 2015

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Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
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Coulee Dam, WA 99116



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