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Paving projects impact Roosevelt

Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area is open during the winter, but facilities are limited. (Courtesy)
Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area is open during the winter, but facilities are limited. (Courtesy)
From staff reports

Beginning July 8, the Federal Highway Administration, in conjunction with the National Park Service, will be resurfacing and re-striping all National Park Service-managed asphalt surfaces within the boundaries of Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area.

This includes all National Park Service campgrounds, marinas, day-use areas, boat launch and other parking areas, according to a National Park Service news release.

Areas will be temporarily closed on a rolling basis throughout the park.

Effective immediately, all remaining open reservation dates for reservable campsites and group campgrounds that begin on or after July 8 through the end of October will close. Existing reservation holders for this period will be contacted concerning the potential for site closures and offered refunds.

Reservations will be subject to site closures for the duration of the project.

All individual campsites in open areas throughout the park, with the exception of existing reserved sites, will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Information about the site closure schedule will be available online at, on signs and park bulletin boards and posted on social media about two weeks in advance of site closures.

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