Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

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Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
Map showing the location of Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
Map showing the location of Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
Location Ferry, Stevens, Lincoln, and Grant counties, Washington, USA
Nearest city Spokane, Washington
Coordinates 48°06′27″N 118°12′46″W / 48.10743°N 118.21289°W / 48.10743; -118.21289Coordinates: 48°06′27″N 118°12′46″W / 48.10743°N 118.21289°W / 48.10743; -118.21289
Area 100,390 acres (40,626 ha)[1]
Established April, 1946
Visitors 1,523,474 (in 2011)[2]
Governing body National Park Service, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, Spokane Tribe

Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area is a U.S. National Recreation Area of the National Park Service that encompasses the 130-mile (210 km) long Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake between Grand Coulee Dam and Northport, Washington, in eastern Washington state. It is a popular boating, fishing, hunting, camping, and swimming destination, as well as the location of Fort Spokane and St. Paul's Mission. Crescent Bay Lake in Grant County just southwest of Lake Roosevelt also falls under the jurisdiction of the National Recreation Area.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Listing of acreage as of December 31, 2011". Land Resource Division, National Park Service. Retrieved 2012-12-14. 
  2. ^ "NPS Annual Recreation Visits Report". National Park Service. Retrieved 2012-12-14. 

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