Camping, boat improvements not environmentally 'detrimental'
NPS releases report
Last updated 10/8/2020 at 2:56pm
COULEE DAM – The National Park Service has found that a planning effort for nine sites along Lake Roosevelt will not have any significant environmental impact.
The finding, released Sept. 20, concludes that efforts to diversify camping amenities and improve boat launches, roads, parking areas and trails will not be detrimental.
The environment assessment also included plans to improve fish cleaning areas and other visitor amenities, officials said.
The plan dates back to 2017, and included multiple options.
The findings relate to Option No. 2, which calls for spending more staff time on i...