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    Camper-submitted photo from Kettle Falls Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Kettle Falls Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Kettle Falls Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Kettle Falls Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Kettle Falls Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Kettle Falls Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

    1.

    Kettle Falls Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

    10 Reviews
    24 Photos
    44 Saves
    Kettle Valley, Washington

    Overview

    Kettle Falls Campground is on the northern section of Lake Roosevelt and convenient to the town of Kettle Falls. The facility has a multi-lane boat launch, making it popular among boaters, fishermen and water sports enthusiasts. The Kettle Falls area is rich in the history of American Indians as well as the fur trade; campers can learn more at a park visitor center less than 10 miles away. Lake Roosevelt is a 130-mile lake on the Columbia River created by the Grand Coulee Dam. Named after President Franklin D. Roosevelt, it is part of the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area and managed by the National Park Service.

    Recreation

    The boat launch is directly within the facility, so many recreation activities can take place from the campground, including boating, fishing and water skiing. However, the lake is not very accessible to swimmers since there is a rocky descent from the campground to the water.

    Facilities

    The boat launch is directly within the facility, so many recreation activities can take place from the campground, including boating, fishing and water skiing. However, the lake is not very accessible to swimmers since there is a rocky descent from the campground to the water.

    Natural Features

    The campground is forested and overlooks Lake Roosevelt. Much of the water originates from glaciers and snow in the cold, high Canadian Rockies, although lake temperatures are pleasant to swim in during summer. The area is abundant with wildlife, including moose, elk, deer and bald eagles. Dozens of species of fish inhabit the lake, such as walleye, bass, rainbow trout, salmon and sturgeon; fishing for sturgeon is now allowed during a limited season.

    contact_info

    This location is unstaffed. To speak with our main office for general information, please call: (509) 754-7889.

    Nearby Attractions

    The historic St. Paul's Mission, which is run by the National Park Service, is located about two miles from campground. Also in the area are Fort Colville and the Hudson Bay Company Post on the Upper Columbia. St. Paul's Mission. Sherman drive, a scenic loop, is nearby.

    Charges & Cancellations

    All changes and cancellations must be made through recreation.gov Late Cancellations or Cancellations within the Cut-off Window Individual Campsites: A customer who cancels a reservation the day before or on the day of arrival will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee (not to exceed the total paid for the original reservation). Cancellations for a one-night reservation will forfeit the entire amount paid and will not be subject to an additional service fee.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $12 - $23 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Kettle River Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Kettle River Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Kettle River Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Kettle River Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Kettle River Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Kettle River Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

    2.

    Kettle River Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

    6 Reviews
    25 Photos
    16 Saves
    Boyds, Washington

    Overview

    Kettle River is a shady campground on the banks of the Kettle River. Most of the sites are on the shoreline and have beautiful views of the Kettle River and surrounding landscape. Kettle River does not have a boat launch but does have a courtesy dock. This campground is a great place for birding, with a variety of waterfowl and raptors seen in the area. Kettle River Campground is typically quiet and doesn___t often fill.

    Recreation

    Kettle River Campground is popular with families to camp. They can easily access the Kettle River for shoreline fishing or birding.__

    Facilities

    Kettle River Campground is popular with families to camp. They can easily access the Kettle River for shoreline fishing or birding.__

    Natural Features

    Kettle River Campground provides ample shade with thick forests of ponderosa pine, and douglas fir trees. The lake area is abundant with wildlife, including moose, elk and deer. Quite a few bald eagles have been spotted around Kettle River, and dozens of species of fish inhabit the lake, such as walleye, bass, rainbow trout, salmon and sturgeon. Fishing for sturgeon is now allowed during a short season. Much of the water in the originates from glaciers and snow in the cold, high Canadian Rockies, though temperatures are pleasant to swim in during summer.

    Nearby Attractions

    The historic St. Paul's Mission, which is run by the National Park Service, is located about 7.4 miles south of the campground in the town of Kettle Falls. Also in the area are Fort Colville and the Hudson Bay Company Post on the Upper Columbia. St. Paul's Mission. Sherman drive, a scenic loop, is nearby.

    contact_info

    This location is unstaffed. To speak with our main office for general information, please call: (509) 754-7889.

    Charges & Cancellations

    All changes and cancellations must be made through recreation.gov Late Cancellations or Cancellations within the Cut-off Window Individual Campsites: A customer who cancels a reservation the day before or on the day of arrival will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee (not to exceed the total paid for the original reservation). Cancellations for a one-night reservation will forfeit the entire amount paid and will not be subject to an additional service fee.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $12 - $23 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Douglas Falls Grange Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Douglas Falls Grange Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Douglas Falls Grange Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Douglas Falls Grange Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Douglas Falls Grange Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Douglas Falls Grange Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from North Lake RV Park & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from North Lake RV Park & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from North Lake RV Park & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Marcus Island Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Marcus Island Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Marcus Island Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Marcus Island Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Marcus Island Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Marcus Island Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

    5.

    Marcus Island Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

    3 Reviews
    10 Photos
    34 Saves
    Kettle Valley, Washington

    Overview

    Marcus Island Campground is tucked into the trees on the lake shore. The campground is heavily shaded and, in the summer, has shoreline on three sides. The main access road is single lane and winding, but campers flock to this shaded area in summer. A boat launch with parking is available before reaching the campground.

    Recreation

    The boat launch provides access to the lake when the water is high. Provides a nice shaded campground in a beautiful evergreen forest. Popular for campers, families and fisherman alike.__

    Facilities

    The boat launch provides access to the lake when the water is high. Provides a nice shaded campground in a beautiful evergreen forest. Popular for campers, families and fisherman alike.__

    Natural Features

    Marcus Island Campground is tucked into the trees on the lake shore. The campground is heavily shaded and, in the summer, has shoreline on three sides.__

    Nearby Attractions

    The historic St. Paul's Mission, which is run by the National Park Service, is located about eleven south of the campground in the town of Kettle Falls. Also in the area are Fort Colville and the Hudson Bay Company Post on the Upper Columbia. St. Paul's Mission. Sherman drive, a scenic loop, is nearby.

    contact_info

    This location is unstaffed. To speak with our main office for general information, please call: (509) 754-7889.

    Charges & Cancellations

    All changes and cancellations need to be made through recreation.gov Late Cancellations or Cancellations within the Cut-off Window Individual Campsites: A customer who cancels a reservation the day before or on the day of arrival will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee (not to exceed the total paid for the original reservation). Cancellations for a one-night reservation will forfeit the entire amount paid and will not be subject to an additional service fee.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $12 - $23 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Kamloops Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Kamloops Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Kamloops Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Kamloops Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Kamloops Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Kamloops Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

    6.

    Kamloops Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

    3 Reviews
    11 Photos
    11 Saves
    Boyds, Washington

    Overview

    Kamloops Island is a small, shady campground at the mouth of the Kettle River. The main hub of campsites is tucked into the vegetation at the top and can fit tents and RVs. A cluster of walk-in tent sites is spread out in a grove of pines. Many campsites offer views of the river, lake, and surrounding landscape. There is a courtesy dock, but no boat launch.

    Recreation

    Kamloops Island is a beautiful little campground surrounded by the Columbia River on one side and the Kettle River on the other. During the draw down when the water is low the geological beauty comes out in the ravine cut by the Kettle River. This campground is very popular for fishermen and familes alike.__

    Facilities

    Kamloops Island is a beautiful little campground surrounded by the Columbia River on one side and the Kettle River on the other. During the draw down when the water is low the geological beauty comes out in the ravine cut by the Kettle River. This campground is very popular for fishermen and familes alike.__

    Natural Features

    Kamloops Island provides ample shade with thick forests of ponderosa pine, and douglas fir trees. The lake area is abundant with wildlife, including moose, elk and deer. Quite a few bald eagles have been spotted around Kamloops, and dozens of species of fish inhabit the lake, such as walleye, bass, rainbow trout, salmon and sturgeon. Fishing for sturgeon is now allowed during a short season. Much of the water in the originates from glaciers and snow in the cold, high Canadian Rockies, though temperatures are pleasant to swim in during summer.

    contact_info

    This location is unstaffed. To speak with our main office for general information, please call: (509) 754-7889.

    Nearby Attractions

    The historic St. Paul's Mission, which is run by the National Park Service, is located about 4.5 miles south of the campground in the town of Kettle Falls. Also in the area are Fort Colville and the Hudson Bay Company Post on the Upper Columbia. St. Paul's Mission. Sherman drive, a scenic loop, is nearby.

    Charges & Cancellations

    All changes an cancellations must be done through recreation.gov.__ Late Cancellations or Cancellations within the Cut-off Window Individual Campsites: A customer who cancels a reservation the day before or on the day of arrival will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee (not to exceed the total paid for the original reservation). Cancellations for a one-night reservation will forfeit the entire amount paid and will not be subject to an additional service fee.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $12 - $23 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Evans Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Evans Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Evans Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Evans Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Evans Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Evans Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

    7.

    Evans Campground — Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

    3 Reviews
    7 Photos
    14 Saves
    Boyds, Washington

    Overview

    Evans Campground, is located along the northeastern shoreline of Lake Roosevelt. The site is long and narrow, an orientation that allows for a fantastic, clear view of the lake from every vantage point. There are 44 individual campsites. Lake Roosevelt is a 130-mile lake on the Columbia River created by the Grand Coulee Dam. Named after President Franklin D. Roosevelt, it is part of the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area and managed by the National Park Service.

    Recreation

    The boat launch provides year-round access to the lake. Boating, fishing, swimming and water skiing are activities that can easily take place from the campground. Campers might also enjoy relaxing and taking in the beautiful view or attending educational ranger programs.

    Facilities

    The boat launch provides year-round access to the lake. Boating, fishing, swimming and water skiing are activities that can easily take place from the campground. Campers might also enjoy relaxing and taking in the beautiful view or attending educational ranger programs.

    Natural Features

    Evans provides ample shade with thick forests of ponderosa pine, douglas fir and maple trees. The lake area is abundant with wildlife, including moose, elk and deer. Quite a few bald eagles have been spotted around Evans, and dozens of species of fish inhabit the lake, such as walleye, bass, rainbow trout, salmon and sturgeon. Fishing for sturgeon is now allowed during a short season. Much of the water in the originates from glaciers and snow in the cold, high Canadian Rockies, though temperatures are pleasant to swim in during summer.

    Nearby Attractions

    The historic St. Paul's Mission, which is run by the National Park Service, is located about eleven south of the campground in the town of Kettle Falls. Also in the area are Fort Colville and the Hudson Bay Company Post on the Upper Columbia. St. Paul's Mission. Sherman drive, a scenic loop, is nearby.

    contact_info

    This location is unstaffed. To speak with our main office for general information, please call: (509) 754-7889.

    Charges & Cancellations

    All changes and cancellations need to be made through recreation.gov Late Cancellations or Cancellations within the Cut-off Window Individual Campsites: A customer who cancels a reservation the day before or on the day of arrival will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee (not to exceed the total paid for the original reservation). Cancellations for a one-night reservation will forfeit the entire amount paid and will not be subject to an additional service fee.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $12 - $23 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Columbia Point Resort

    8.

    Columbia Point Resort

    3 Reviews
    1 Photo
    3 Saves
    Kettle Valley, Washington
    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Tents
    Camper-submitted photo from North Lake Roosevelt Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from North Lake Roosevelt Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from North Lake Roosevelt Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Ellen Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Ellen Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Ellen Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Ellen Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Ellen Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Ellen Campground

    10.

    Lake Ellen Campground

    4 Reviews
    7 Photos
    16 Saves
    Kettle Valley, Washington

    Lake Ellen can be found in a setting of rock outcropings and timber. It has a primitive boat launch. You can enjoy fishing, camping, swimming, and canoeing.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Tents
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