Porcupine Bay Campground

Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

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.

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Need to Know

Natural Features

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.

Nearby Attractions

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. 

Changes & 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.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

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

Physical Address

Porcupine Bay Rd. Davenport WA 99122

Phone Number

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

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

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.

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