Twin Lakes ID

Scenic View of Twin Lakes

The scenery at northern Idaho’s Twin Lakes is nothing to scoff at. With lush mountains looming on either side of this 850-acre crystalline lake, bald eagles soaring high above and wildlife teeming at the shoreline, this is one unforgettable body…

Cocolalla Lake

Cocolalla Lake, located in Idaho’s Northern Region, is an example of the recreational opportunities the Panhandle has to offer. The 805-acre lake is little-known outside of the Sandpoint, Idaho area; 86,000-acre Pend Oreille Lake is only six miles away and…

Hayden Lake

Hayden Lake from English Point Trail

Hayden Lake is located in the scenic panhandle of North Idaho in Kootenai County. With its sparkling water, pristine sandy beaches and timbered shoreline, 3800-acre Hayden Lake is one of the most popular recreational lakes in the region. The first…

Hauser Lake

Sunrise at Hauser Lake

Hauser Lake is located at the southernmost edge of the Selkirk Mountains in northern Idaho. Like many lakes in the Panhandle area, Hauser Lake was formed by ancient floods that deposited massive amounts of glacial debris in and around the…

Priest Lake

Reflection on Priest Lake

Located in the most northern portion of Idaho’s Panhandle, Priest Lake is within 30 miles of the Canadian Border. Priest Lake was naturally created at the end of the last ice age, some 10,000 years ago. Priest Lake environs were…

Coeur d’Alene Lake

Gymnastics at Lake Coeur d'Alene

Nestled at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in the Northern Panhandle of Idaho, 30,000-acre Coeur d’Alene Lake (pronounced Core-de-lane) is a spectacular recreational jewel of a lake. The name Coeur d’Alene comes from early French traders who named their…

Lake Pend Oreille

Sunset Over Lake Pend Oreille

Set in a valley carved by glaciers from Canada, Lake Pend Oreille (pond-a-RAY) is surrounded by mountains with altitudes exceeding 6,000 feet. Its 85,960 surface acres – 148 square miles – plunge to depths reaching 1,152 feet, making it one…