Lake Pend Oreille

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Sandpoint, ID 83864- Map It
(208) 263-2161

AAA Editor Notes

Lake Pend Oreille, s. and e. of town, was formed by glaciers and is encircled by lofty mountain peaks. At 43 miles long, Lake Pend Oreille (pond-ah-RAY) is one of the largest freshwater lakes in the Pacific Northwest. Swimming, boating and hiking are popular. Noted for its scenic coves and 1,150-foot depth, the lake is stocked with Kamloops rainbow trout. A special fishing season runs from early May to late November. Facilities for other types of recreation are found at Clark Fork, Athol and numerous lakeside communities. Time: Allow a full day. Pets on leash are allowed. Recreational activities are permitted. Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted.