Evans Campground

Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

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.

Evans is a reservation only campground. It can be reserved year round. However, the sites are not plowed in the winter time. There are picnic tables, drinking water available seasonally. Fire pits, water access and playground are located within the facility.

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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.

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.

Changes & Cancellations

All changes and cancellations need to be made through recreation.gov

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area ATTN: Fee Program Manager 44150 District Office Lane N. Davenport WA 99122

Physical Address

1949 HWY 25 N. Evans WA 99126

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 509-754-7889

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Driving Directions

Take Washington state Highway 395 north from Spokane. Travel 70.3 miles to the town of Kettle Falls, take Highway 25 north and travel 11 miles. Follow signs to the campground. It is on the west side of the highway.

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