Lake Roosevelt Country is
the northeast corner of Washington State.
The largest city in Eastern Washington and Lake Roosevelt Country is
By far, the largest
feature in northeast Washington is Lake Roosevelt. Lake Roosevelt
is the lake formed behind Grand Coulee Dam.
Lake Roosevelt is part of the mighty
Columbia River System. The Lake is
over 151 miles long with 600 miles of shoreline and offers a vast array of
recreational opportunities including houseboats, fishing, camping, hunting,
The National Park Service
has 27 campgrounds and 5 marinas on the shores of Lake Roosevelt
in the Lake Roosevelt National Recreational Area. Houseboat rentals are a major attraction
on the lake.
National Park Web Site
Grand Coulee Dam is
located on the Columbia River is northeast Washington State. Grand Coulee provides water to
approximately 600,000 acres of land for irrigation in the Columbia Basin
The dam has a visitor
center that is worth a day of your time.
We suggest that you set aside the time to visit if you have never
been there. They have a laser light
show on the dam at night.
What is in
In the northeast region
of Washington State you will find Colville and Kaniksu National Forests. You will also find the Columbia River,
Grand Coulee Dam, and Lake
Roosevelt. The main cities in northeast Washington
are Kettle Falls, Colville, Newport, Republic, Davenport, and the largest
cities in eastern Washington, Spokane and Spokane Valley.
Even Spokane is closely
attached to Lake Roosevelt, the Spokane River that runs right through
downtown Spokane empties into Lake Roosevelt 63-miles downstream.
Grand Coulee Dam
Photo from Bureau of Reclamation web site
See link below