Porcupine Bay Campground is a popular amoung campers and boaters alike. It is nestled amount ponderosa pines and shrubs along the Spokane Arm of Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area.
Lake Roosevelt is a 130-mile lake of 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.
The campground has 31 individual sites. It is open year-round, however drinking water is shut off in winter and sites are not plowed. Davenport is the closest town for campers to replenish basic goods.
This campground is by reservation only. No first come sites available.
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 site hookups.
Flush toilets are available and water faucets turned on mid April to September 30, weather permitting.
Pets are allowed, but 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 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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Weekly Boat Launch Permits must be purchased online through pay.gov. Please purchase in advance of your trip.
For additional park information including other camping regulations, visit https://www.nps.gov/laro/index.htm or call 509-754-7889.
Porcupine Bay lies on the water amidst Ponderosa pines and shrubs. It is located on the Spokane Arm of Lake Roosevelt. The lake has comfortable temperatures during summer, even though much of the water originates from glaciers and snow in the cold, high Canadian Rockies. The lake area is abundant with wildlife, including moose, elk, deer, bighorn sheep, birds and fish.
Ft. Spokane Visitor center is 10 miles north on HWY 25 from the turn off to Porcupine Bay Campground. It is open during the day From Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Porcupine Bay is located along the shoreline of the Spokane River giving it a secluded feel. Birders often see Peregrine falcons, Blue herons, finches, Bald eagles, osprey and even the occasional Golden eagle.
The lake is abundant with walleye, bass, rainbow trout and salmon, making it a popular place for fishing throughout the year; however, the bay does freeze in winter.
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.
Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area ATTN: Fee Program Manager 44150 District Office Lane N. Davenport WA 99122
Porcupine Bay Rd. Davenport WA 99122
For campground inquiries, please call: 509-754-7889
Take State Highway 2 west of Spokane for 32 miles. Turn north on State Highway 25 at the town of Davenport and travel 12 miles. Take a right on Porcupine Bay Rd. Follow the road about 7 miles to the campground.