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Address: , Coeur d'Alene, ID
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Activities: Fishing
Description: Excellent cutthroat trout river.

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Great Wildlife

visiting this area is like you are going to another place in time. We saw all kinds of animals (bears, fox, eagles, other birds, etc.) and the landscape is absolutely beautiful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Travel down the St. Joe River from Coeur d'Alene. It takes awhile unless you have a fast boat but it is a beautiful, lazy, quiet river and worth the time. The St Joe is the highest navigable river in the world and when a dam was built in Post Falls it created the "river that runs through a lake"....that is... More 

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

visiting this area is like you are going to another place in time. We saw all kinds of animals (bears, fox, eagles, other birds, etc.) and the landscape is absolutely beautiful. Definitely worth a trip to visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Very nice, lots of sun and seemingly happy people. Easy launch from Heyburn state park. $5.00 fee. Cruised up the St. Joe in a pontoon boat. A few no wake areas, but county park up river west of St Maries was a nice tie=up, with playground, restrooms, and picnic area. Safe to swim, no wake zone. Saw several birds of... More 

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Oakesdale, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We have a camping spot on the Joe and it is so peaceful and beautiful. I can always find things to take pictures of.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Excellent value - 6 hour cruise with complete buffet lunch through the lake an into the St Joe River for only $50.

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Coeur d Alene
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The St Joe River is a nice place to camp. If you like to float the river is fun to be on. In some areas around St Joe there are great trails for ATV'ing.

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KIrkland, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Beauty when least expected. Different variaties of fish all good eating and a quiet place to reflect.

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Kirkland, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

A very nice slow moving river that traverses for miles across northern Idaho. The water is exceptionally clear. Lots of fly fishermen and women.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Views are outstanding. Special place to be at highest navigable River in the world. Lovely forest as well. A very nice drive with plenty of stopping spots.

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Coeur d'Alene, ID
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It's one of the most beautiful trips you will have on a boat ride. Some people kyak, some sea doo... Head to St Mary's and have a cocktail!

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