Hunters Campground sits along the northern shoreline of Lake Roosevelt. The facility is popular among hunters and fishermen, but is also comfortable for families. Although there is no view of the lake directly from the campground, a boat launch and beach are located within the facility.
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 managed by the National Park Service.
There are 37 campsites that can be reserved. Each of the sites has a fire pit; and the facility has drinking water and flush toilets that are available depending on the season. A campground host lives on-site and can provide further information. This facility is more remote than some of the surrounding campgrounds; however, the small town of Hunters is nearby.
Camping in this campground remains reservation only through Recreation.gov and no first come, first served. Make sure to get a blank reservation receipt from the information kiosk as you enter the campground to fill out and hang on your post.
Restroom facilities may be limited to vault toilets for a while. These toilets may not be cleaned and restocked on a regular basis, so please plan accordingly, especially with hand sanitizer.
Water has been turned off for the season. There are CXT toilets available for your use. Please plan accordingly.
There are no electricity, water or sewer hook-ups.
Flush toilets are available and water faucets turned on mid-April to September 30, weather permitting.
Lake level may affect the water supply.
Pets are allowed and must be restrained at all times.
No off-road vehicles permitted.
No off-road parking; park in designated areas only.
No metal detectors or collecting of artifacts allowed.
Fires are permitted in the fire rings year-round, EXCEPT when the fire danger rating reaches a critical level as indicated by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources for the area that includes Lake Roosevelt NRA.
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For additional park information including other camping regulations, visit http://www.nps.gov/laro/index.htm or call 509-754-7889.
Weekly Boat Launch Permits must be purchased online through pay.gov. Please purchase in advance of your trip.
For reservations book here, or call 877-444-6777.
The site is situated in a thick Ponderosa pine forest that provides plenty of shade. The lake area is abundant with wildlife, including moose, elk, deer osprey and bald eagles. Dozens of species of fish inhabit the lake.
Much of the water in the lake originates from glaciers and snowmelt from the cold, high Canadian Rockies. Although, lake temperatures are pleasant to swim in during summer.
This campground is popular for hunters (hunting is allowed in certain areas of the park) and fishermen. The lake is abundant with walleye, bass, rainbow trout and salmon. Sturgeon also live in the lake; fishing for sturgeon is now allowed For a limited season. The boat launch is open year-round.
Families and visitors can attend educational programs, enjoy a leisurely walk to the lake or relax by the beach.
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.
Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area ATTN: Fee Program Manager 44150 District Office Lane N. Davenport WA 99122
5168 HUNTERS CAMPGROUND ROAD Hunters WA 99137
For campground inquiries, please call: 509-754-7889
Take State Highway 2 west of Spokane for 32 miles to the town of Davenport. Turn north on State Highway 25 and travel 37 miles. Follow signs for the campground. Turn left (west) on Campground Road in the town of Hunters.