Information on Washington State hunting regulations can be found HERE:
National Park Service regulations are not contained in those guides. Following are some of the regulations which hunters will need to be aware of:
- Hunting is prohibited within 1/2 mile of all developed areas including, but not limited to, campgrounds, visitor centers, day-use areas, and boat launches. Old Kettle Falls developed area is the exception. Waterfowl hunting is allowed during specific times and seasons.
- Possession of firearms is allowed at Lake Roosevelt and must be in accordance with Washington state law.
- Viewing and hunting of wildlife with artificial light is prohibited, except when allowed by Washington state law.
- Permanent tree stands and “screw-in” tree stand steps are prohibited.
- All vehicles must remain on designated roadways and the use of all off-road vehicles (ORVs) is prohibited throughout the Recreation Area.
- All trash and other man-made materials must be packed up and deposited in trash receptacles.
- Target shooting or the sighting-in of weapons, including bow and arrow, is prohibited.
- Trapping is prohibited in the Recreation Area.
- The possession and use of any other device capable of firing/launching a projectile (e.g., paintball guns, water balloon and potato launchers, cannons, catapults and slingshots) is prohibited.