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Address: Coeur d'Alene, ID
Description: Fed by waters from three different rivers, this pristine, 30-mile lake...
Fed by waters from three different rivers, this pristine, 30-mile lake offers just about every water sport imaginable.
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Just Beautiful

This is a beautiful lake set in a mountain setting surrounded by forest. Lots of scenic drives around the lake and area. Love coming here and visiting and just relaxing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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83 reviews 83 reviews
16 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful lake set in a mountain setting surrounded by forest. Lots of scenic drives around the lake and area. Love coming here and visiting and just relaxing.

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Spokane, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

What do you want to do? run...sure...sunbathe sure....play with the children in the park or on the sand...got that too. Close by food, drinks, ice cream...just lovely.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Incredibly beautiful and serene lake with a preponderance of activities availble to use the lake. Easy access, grest views, picturesque.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

If you are visiting Couer d Alene lake for the first time you will be amazing all it has to offer. Its very calming place there is a lot of lil cute shops to go and see, good restaurants to eat, and lots of activities in the summer time, you feel secluded but still have a lot of options to... More 

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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65 reviews 65 reviews
21 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

As a child, I used to dream of living by a lake as beautiful as this with mountains and pine trees surrounding the crystal clear waters. Two major rivers, Coeur d'Alene and St. Joe flow into the lake from the east and the origin of the Spokane river is at the west end of the lake. Numerous activities abound in... More 

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Pullman, Washington
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This lake is really beautiful. There are many options for entertainment around, like 90 minutes cruises, flight over the lake, parasailing and small boats, or you can seat and relax on a small beach there or enjoy the park and the lovely children's playground. We only were in coeur d'Alene for a couple of hours and missed the cruise, but... More 

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Okotoks, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We drove from Calgary Alberta to Couer D'Alene on May long weekend to see what the lake was like, and to possibly bring the boat back this summer. I was very pleasantly surprised how BEAUTIFUL this city and surrounding area is! The beaches are beautiful, the city is is clean, well manicured parks, very friendly people...I could go on and... More 

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Great Neck, New York
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119 reviews 119 reviews
31 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We were very disappoint in Coeur d'Alene Lake. We had read about it's beauty in one of the tour books and found it to be very ordinary.

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Portland, Oregon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The lake is small but quite lovely. We enjoyed the historic narrative and the 1 1/2 hr cruise around the lake. There are convenient hiking trails right next to the lake which makes for a nice lightly active day. Coeur d'Alene has a nice variety of restaurants to choose from when you are finished with your activities.

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Sussex, Wisconsin, USA
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100 reviews 100 reviews
27 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Visited this lake in the late afternoon and found the views to be stunning. Without question, a must-see if you are visiting Coeur d'Alene.

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