Plan Your Visit

Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area offers tons of recreational opportunities, regardless of the time of year. Whether you enjoy boating, camping, or just kicking back on the beach with a book, the park always encourages visitors to recreate responsibly. Remember to stay safe for yourself and loved ones while visiting the park!



Things To Do

  • An RV with a group of people enjoying their camping experience.

    Where to picnic, paddleboard, park your RV, set up your tent, and make s’mores.

  • Fishing tournaments, commercial activities and tours all require permits.
    Special Event Permits

    Fishing tournaments, commercial activities and tours all require permits.

  • Two people enjoying a day on the lake, boating and taking pictures while wearing their PFDs.

    Find out about launch fees, important regulations, and minimum lake levels for launching.

  • Two people hiking on a trail through pine forest with yellow wildflowers in the foreground.
    Hiking & Self-Guided Walks

    Discover the dry side of the park and explore some historic town sites.

  • Three kids with snorkel gear and PFDs heading into the water.
    Water Access & Day Use

    Grab your favorite floatie, lounge chair, and picnic basket, and find a spot in the shade.

  • The historic wooden gateway at Fort Spokane with the large red mule barn beyond.
    Fort Spokane Visitor Center

    Come visit Fort Spokane and learn about the long history of people living along the Columbia River.

Looking for something specific? We have Air Quality, Smoke, and Fire information and Park Boundary Maps. Get more information on the Junior Ranger Program and Volunteers in the Park or read up on the history of Fort Colvile.

For information on ADA compliance in the park, check out our Accessibility page. There's also a full transcript and downloadable audio description of the park brochure, and a Braille file of the brochure as well.

Learn About The Park

Can't find what you're looking for? Try the NPS App. It's a great way to keep park info on your phone or tablet. More random questions? Lost & Found items? Check the FAQ. Did you know that we have a sister park in South Africa? Check out Spioenkop Nature Reserve. And while we're happy to have Bark Rangers in the park, please visit our Pets page to make sure everyone stays safe!

Last updated: April 29, 2024

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Contact Info

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Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
1008 Crest Drive

Coulee Dam, WA 99116


Please leave a detailed message if no one answers your call. Our rangers are often out talking to visitors.

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