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Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

Area

Overview

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  • Size

    100622.56 acres

Stewardships

Description

The ancient geologic landscape of the upper Columbia River cradles Lake Roosevelt in walls of stone carved by massive ice age floods. Come explore the shorelines and learn the stories of American Indians, traders and trappers, settlers and dam builders who called this place home. Swim, boat, hike, camp, and fish at this hidden gem in Northeast Washington, created by the Grand Coulee Dam.

Allowed Activities
Boating
Fishing
Camping
Guided Tours
Hiking
Swimming
Good For
Hearing Impaired
Families
Wheelchairs

Additional Information

Boat Launch Weekly Permit

Entrance fee is $8.00.

This pass is valid for seven consecutive days. Purchase a pass online at https://www.pay.gov/public/form/start/656441199.

Directions

From Spokane Take I-90 West At Exit 277, merge onto US-2 toward Davenport/Fairchild AFB/Spokane Airport Just past Wilbur, turn right onto WA-21 Stay left onto Highway 174 Turn right onto WA-155 Stay on WA-155 past Grand Coulee Dam and into the town of Coulee Dam Cross the Columbia River and continue on WA-155 Turn right onto Crest Drive and follow up the hill. The Headquarters Office is located on the left

Weather

Lake Roosevelt is generally a cool or cold place from fall through spring with overcast skies. In the summer, the skies clear and present warm to hot days.