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Boaters, fishermen, swimmers and families love this shoreline retreat along Lake Roosevelt. The 130-mile lake is a feature of the Columbia River created by the Grand Coulee Dam. Keller Ferry is part of the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area, named after President Franklin D. Roosevelt and managed by the National Park Service.

Campers have the convenience of a swimming beach within a short walk of the campsites, a boat ramp within the facility and plenty of space to sit back and soak up the summer sun or relax during the cooler days of spring and fall.

Natural Features:

The campground itself is very green with shade trees, although the surrounding area is mostly dry scrubland with few trees. The lake has comfortable temperatures for swimming during summer, though much of the water originates from glaciers and snowmelt in the cold, high Canadian Rockies.

The lake area has abundant wildlife and birds, including eagles and osprey. Dozens of species of fish inhabit the lake.


This facility supports a range of activities including boating, water skiing, swimming and fishing for trout, walleye, bass and more. Hunting is also popular in the surrounding forests.


The facility is open year-round. In winter, the water is turned off but the pit toilets remain open. There are 55 individual sites available for RV or tent camping. Because summer is the busiest season, reservations are recommended.

Nearby Attractions:

Keller Ferry is located about 40 minutes from the massive Grand Coulee Dam.

A free ferry is available within five minutes to cross over to the Colville Confederated Tribe of Indians Reservation.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Boat Ramp
  • Accessible Picnic Areas
  • Accessible Pit Toilets
  • Accessible Sites
  • Amphitheater
  • Bait Shop
  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Boat Rentals
  • Boat Slips
  • Boat Trailer Parking
  • Boat-In Sites
  • Campfire Programs
  • Canoeing
  • Dock
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Educational Programs
  • Fish Cleaning Stations
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Gift Shop
  • Grills
  • Grocery Store
  • Hiking
  • Historic Sites
  • Host
  • Lake Access
  • Marina
  • Parking Area
  • Paved Roads
  • Pay Phone
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Playground
  • Scuba Diving
  • Self Pay Station
  • Skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Swimming
  • Visitor Center
  • Water Skiing
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Windsurfing
Within 10 Miles
  • RV Parking
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Showers
Know Before You Go
  • Fifteen sites are available on a first come, first served basis
  • Boat launch fee is $6 for a seven-day pass
  • Off-road vehicles are not permitted

Beach fires are permitted year-round on the exposed lake bed, EXCEPT when the fire danger rating for the park is at or below Level 2 as indicated by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources for the area that includes Lake Roosevelt NRA.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
47.92676, -118.69036
47°55'36"N, 118°41'25"W

Take Highway 2 west of Spokane for 54 miles to the town of Wilbur, Washington. Turn north on Highway 21 (follow road signs). Travel 14 miles to the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

45751 SR 21 NORTH
WILBUR  WA  99185

Phone Number:

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