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.