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.
Pet friendly (call for restrictions/fees.). Recreational activities are permitted. Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted.