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Roosevelt Lake In Washington

Roosevelt Lake, Washington

Boating, camping and fishing.

With opportunities for excellent boating and fishing, Roosevelt Lake, officially Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake, is a great destination for a day of boating or an extended family vacation. This is a scenic, 79,000-acre lake at an elevation of 1,288 ft above sea level. Located in the northeast part of the state, 60 miles northwest of Spokane, WA, with easy access from all directions. Marinas, boat rental, stores and other amenities are close at hand. Boat and fish along more than 600 miles of shoreline by using one of the many public boat ramps for launching. is home to a wide variety of fish species. In spring fish for trout, kokanee and burbot, then smallmouth and walleye in summer, then in September back to trout. Sturgeon fishing is closed year round. The lake has populations of bass, crappie, walleye, trout, panfish, perch, salmon, whitefish and burbot. Access to shoreline, for fishing from the bank, is available at campgrounds, parks and along some roads near the lake. Many of these areas allow portage of canoes or kayaks.

Area Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: NO


Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area Campground - 509 754-7800

Hunters Campground - 509 754-7889

Gifford Campground - 360 891-5000

Kettle Falls Campground - 509 754-7800

Roosevelt Lake Map


Fish species found in Roosevelt Lake include largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, black crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, brook trout, brown trout, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, yellow perch, chinook salmon, kokanee salmon, whitefish and burbot.

Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Black crappie Walleye Rainbow trout Brook trout Brown trout Bluegill Pumpkinseed Sunfish Yellow Perch Chinook salmon Kokanee salmon

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Local Contact Information

Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
Hunters, WA 99137
509 754-7800

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