Lake Roosevelt National Recreational Area

Lake Roosevelt National Recreational Area is a hidden gem located in Northeast Washington and based around the lake created by the Grand Coulee Dam. There are plenty of fun things to do in this area, including boating, swimming, fishing, and hiking. If you enjoy history, you can discover stories about the American Indians, settlers, and dam builders from the area's past. This is a great place to experience a touch of the Pacific Northwest.

Things to Do

Things To Do Near Lake Roosevelt National Recreational Area

Lake Roosevelt National Area is a treasure in the Pacific Northwest with plenty to see and do. There are trails to hike with stunning views of lakes and possible encounters with a vast array of wildlife. Be sure to tour the Grand Coulee Dam. Exploring in an RV means you have the flexibility to travel around the area at your leisure and take full advantage of all the area has to offer. 

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How To Get To Lake Roosevelt National Recreational Area

To get to Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area, head north on Interstate 5 through Washington State. South of Federal Way, on Exit 142A, merge onto WA-18 E towards Auburn. Follow that road for about 28 miles and merge onto I-90 East. Follow this road for close to 100 miles. At Exit 151 toward Ephrata Soap Lake and WA-283, continue to WA-28. When you get to Lakeview, turn onto WA-17 N following the signs for Grand Coulee Dam. At Dry Falls Junction, turn right onto US-2 East. 


1008 Crest Drive, Coulee Dam, WA 99116

Fee: Boat Launch $8.0

Fee: Campsite $23.0

Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area is a beautiful slice of the Washington landscape. This area is rich in history that you can learn about at the museums, and it is home to the Grand Coulee Dam, an engineering marvel. There are numerous opportunities for hiking, fishing, boating, and exploring. The easiest way to explore at your leisure by RV, so you can keep a flexible schedule without worrying about reservations. Then, you are free to explore Lake Roosevelt, commonly called the Long Lake with a Deep Story.